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Art Teacher

Chew Magna, Bristol, Somerset, BS40 8QB
Chew Valley School
Part Time
28th September 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
31st October 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Maternity Cover
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1273929


This is a wonderful opportunity for a colleague to join our thriving and successful school to assist us in achieving even greater success.

The post is a part-time fixed term contract from 3 January 2022 to the 31 August 2023 (or earlier should the post holder return to work sooner) to cover the maternity leave of the post holder. The position is and will provide opportunities to teach across the age and ability range to Advanced Level.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working in a team to develop Schemes of Work and assessment for learning strategies at KS3.
  • Working in a team to develop Schemes of Work and monitoring and assessment procedures at KS4 and KS5.
  • Encouraging and promoting displays around the School, and general Art based activities.


Chew Valley School is an 11-18 Comprehensive School for over 1170 students, including 200+ in the Sixth Form. Our school is fully comprehensive and consistently oversubscribed each year. In February 2018 the school became an academy and joined the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (LSP) which comprises of three hubs around the secondary schools of ourselves, Backwell and Gordano Schools. The school is situated 8 miles south of Bristol between the villages of Chew Magna and Chew Stoke. It stands on a 30-acre site in open countryside overlooking Chew Valley Lake. The school buildings are surrounded by very pleasant grounds and landscaped gardens with on-site parking for staff. There are extensive playing fields, and good sports facilities. As a member of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership we offer a comprehensive package of staff rewards.

Because of the rural catchment area of the School, covering about 120 square miles in the Chew Valley, the majority of students travel to and from School in coaches provided by the Local Authority. A large proportion of our Year 11 students choose to proceed to sixth form courses each year. In addition to a wide range of sports teams, clubs and societies there is an extensive programme of visits and field study work. There are also strong traditions in Music, Dance and Drama within the School.

Closing Date: Monday 31st October 2022 at 9am.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Lighthouse Schools Partnership – Chew Valley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all in our community to share this commitment. Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. As part of the shortlisting process an online search will be carried out. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.

We are also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, particularly those from underrepresented groups.

Chew Valley School

Chew Valley School

Part of Lighthouse Schools Partnership

Lighthouse Schools Partnership