Art Teacher


Our client, a forward-thinking Academy, are looking to recruit a Teacher of Art to join their hardworking team in Hove.

You should be passionate about teaching Art and committed to achieving excellent results for students, demonstrating high levels of ambition and optimism.

This role is a temporary contract from January 2024 to May 2024, and ideally should be full=time, however, strong part-time candidates may be considered.


Teaching, monitoring, assessment and reporting:

  • To meet the Teachers’ Standards
  • To be willing to work towards being an outstanding teacher
  • To engage with the school coaching programme
  • To uphold the school culture
  • To implement and adhere to the academy’s behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times and to promote a strong academy community characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
  • To identify and support (both directly and through working with learning support assistants) students with additional needs, including students experiencing behavioural, emotional and social difficulties and those learning English as an additional language
  • To recognise and respond effectively to equality issues as they arise in the classroom and challenging stereotyped views, bullying and harassment in accordance with Academy policy and procedures

Working to support the department and academy:

  • Work with the head of department and colleagues to develop departmental expertise and to enrich students learning including through trips and visits
  • To implement and review the subject development plan in conjunction with the Leadership Team and/or line manager
  • Work with colleagues, support staff, students and families to develop a strong school community and highly effective lessons and to develop and audit schemes of work/programmes of study and to support cross-curricular delivery including subject support for colleagues to enable curriculum requirements to be met
  • To be a form tutor and to support and to deliver the tutor time programme involving careers development, PSHE, literacy and enterprise and entrepreneurship development
  • Undertake, and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development (including through the network of other academies)
  • Implement the policies of the academy and carry out other reasonable tasks as directed by the Head of Department or Principal including covering lessons and providing other support as required
  • To work collaboratively with other schools in our multi-academy trust



  • Qualified to degree level and/or above
  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK


  • Experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase student achievement
  • Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject through schemes of work and extra-curricular activities


  • Up to date knowledge in the curriculum area and relevant cross curricular themes
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour


  • Effective team worker and leader
  • High expectations for accountability and consistency
  • Vision aligned with the academy’s high aspirations, high expectations of self and others
  • Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student
  • Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence / willingness to undertake training
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils


  • Effective and systematic behaviour management, with clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and rewards
  • Thinks strategically about classroom practice and tailoring lessons to students’ needs
  • Understanding and interpretation of complex student data to drive lesson planning and student attainment
  • Good communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement
  • Acts as a role model to staff and students
  • Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice

Special Requirements:

  • Have high expectations of attendance over the last 2 years
  • An Enhanced DBS check (Disclosure Barring Service) will be requested in the event of a successful applicant

Job Title: Art Teacher

Location: Hove

Salary: Competitive (to be discussed)

Temporary Contract: January 2024 – May 2024

Full Time role ideally, but strong Part-Time candidates may be considered

For more information, please contact Chloe McCausland at Clearline Recruitment.

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