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Art Teacher - Full-time/Part-time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-47-T
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:MPR/UPR
  • Start Date:To be confirmed
  • App Close Date:22/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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We have a rare and exciting vacancy for an Art Teacher at Upton Junior School. 

Are you passionate about shaping young minds through the medium of art? Upton Junior School is an ‘outstanding’ school in Broadstairs, Kent, that embraces the belief that every child deserves "One Childhood, One Chance." As a school with a strong history of academic achievement we are looking for a dynamic and inspirational art teacher with the ability to engage and inspire our children. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our children’s lives by contributing to the delivery of outstanding art lessons for all of the children in the school.

Key responsibilities:

1. Champion art education across the Key Stage 2 curriculum

2. Explore connections with local secondary school's art departments to further enhance the art education we offer.

3. Bring your ambition for primary school art, organisational skills, and a strong artistic background to continue to embed art as a strength of our school and explore any new and exciting opportunities.

We welcome applications from early career teachers and experienced teachers.  The role can be either a part-time or full time position which is negotiable for the right applicant. 

About Upton Junior School:

At Upton Junior School, we understand the significance of the educational journey. Our vision of "One Childhood, One Chance," reflects our commitment to providing a nurturing and empowering environment where children can thrive academically and personally. Our history of academic excellence is a testament to our commitment to the holistic development of every child.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about shaping young minds through the medium of art and would like to be a part of our dedicated team, we encourage you to get in touch. To express your interest or for further information, please contact Darci Arthur, Head of School, at headofschool@uptonjunior.com.

Don't miss your chance to be part of our school community and contribute to our mission of providing "One Childhood, One Chance."

This is a fixed term position until 31st August 2025. The application deadline is 22nd March 2024.

Join us, and let your passion for art make a difference in the lives of our children.

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

At Viking, we make sure that our ultimate focus and core purpose remains excellent teaching and learning for every child. Our teaching is progressive and adaptive and we strive for the best outcomes for all. We invest time and training into our staff so that they can invest their skills and expertise into our children.

For children to thrive, they need to feel that they belong. Our people and our environments are warm and welcoming. Every member of our staff invests in building strong relationships with children and getting to know children well means we can focus on equity of opportunity.

This means that we can prioritise social and emotional learning along with the academic as we know that children need to learn how to be resilient, to have healthy and safe relationships and to face the world with problem solving skills.

We nurture children to become responsible citizens, ready to face the modern world and to make the most of their every potential both academically and socially. At Viking schools, we have high standards and expectations and we know how to support children to reach them.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Leonie Roke, HR Assistant
  • Address:Upton Junior School,
    Edge End Road,
    CT10 2AH
  • Telephone: 01843861393
  • Email: HRA@vikingacademytrust.com



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.