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Teacher of Art (Maternity Cover) - Fixed Term

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-440T
  • Posted:23/09/2021
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:06/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:11th October 2021


This is a full time, fixed term appointment for 12 months, to cover maternity leave.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of Art. The successful candidate will have the vision, creativity, energy and experience to inspire students and contribute to the continued development of the Art department.

Here at the Sittingbourne School we are proud of the inclusive nature of our school, where children of all abilities, backgrounds and beliefs feel valued and are given the guidance and support they need to flourish.

Our school is built on a strong sense of community, making us a special place to be part of. Our staff are thoroughly committed to ensuring the wellbeing, happiness and success of every child; and before long, all students feel they belong and have the confidence to develop into the best they can be.

Therefore, we are looking to appoint an effective classroom teacher to develop their teaching and learning in a department that is key to the school’s drive to develop well rounded and open minded individuals.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sean Mortimore for an informal discussion.  sean.mortimore@swale.at  and 01795 472449

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: 11th October 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr N Smith
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: tssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.