Head of Art

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual to join Forest School in the role of Head of Art.



The Head of Art is required to be an outstanding teacher, leading by example, and also to manage and monitor the delivery of an appropriate curriculum which is challenging, differentiated and well resourced. Heads of Department at Forest are expected to develop their subjects, be innovative and inventive, and drive forward exciting educational initiatives that improve pupils’ learning experiences through inspiring their teams.

This is an excellent opportunity for a person with the drive and desire to make their mark on this highly important area of Forest School’s academic provision.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Start date: September 2019 or January 2020 start for the right candidate

Applications close Tuesday 23 April 2019 at 8.00am 

Interviews will take place Thursday 2 May 2019

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