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Art Teacher KS 2/3/4 - Maternity

Bower Grove School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7032-192T
  • Posted:08/11/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN Allowance depending on experience
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:09/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:12th December 2019


We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, creative and inspiring Art teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a love of Art and Creative Design, who can bring their passion to the classroom and inspire young minds. The post is offered on a maternity cover temporary basis for a period of up to twelve months.

You may have a particular expertise or specialism in one area but we are seeking someone who has the passion to be involved in our broader vision of our creative curriculum. The successful applicant will teach Art to GCSE level and support the development and delivery of Art across the school including the Primary Curriculum. You will have a strong subject knowledge and passion for all aspects of the visual and tactile arts - painting, sculpture, photography, graphics, ceramics and design. You will have current experience of teaching Art and Design to GCSE level.

Through encouraging experimentation, creativity and exploration you will support, challenge and inspire our pupils, encouraging them to achieve the best they can through the promotion of outstanding teaching and learning. 

Bower Grove is a modern, well-equipped school providing a highly personalised and structured curriculum. We have 12 pupils in a class with three learning support assistants. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment, committed staff and pupils and excellent career development opportunities.  The school caters for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) and autism spectrum conditions.  Come and join a great staff team.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended. Please phone to arrange. 



The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.   The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.



Information about the school

Bower Grove is a Foundation Day Special School for statemented pupils with learning and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) including social communication difficulties and anxiety. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment and committed staff and pupils.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 725025


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.