Teacher of Art

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: A very attractive and competitive package is offered

Anticipated start date: 1 September 2024

Closing date: 16 April 2024

Interviews: To follow shortly after closing date

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Stowe seeks an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Art with excellent creative and interpersonal qualities to teach up to and including A level, as part of the Art Department at Stowe.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an ability to teach Art at all levels.  Art at Stowe is a popular and very successful department with a number of Art scholars joining every year and with outstanding facilities.

A willingness to contribute fully to the Department and also to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of a busy boarding school is essential. 

Please read the full Job Description here.

The Stowe Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date. Therefore, if you are interested in the role, we recommend submitting your application early to avoid disappointment. 

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • An Honours degree (or equivalent) in Art or a similar discipline
  • Experience in teaching Art
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • Moderation experience
  • Specialist Skills & Experience

  • An ability to motivate, enthuse and influence.
  • And ability to assist students with practical work and contextual research
  • Ability to comfortably demonstrate the use of specialist Art materials
  • A commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children 
  • Experience of classroom teaching. 

  • Knowledge of current developments in Art pedagogy and teaching
  • Experience of moderating GCSE and/or A Level coursework


Personal Qualities

  • A willingness to participate fully in the pastoral care, School duties and extra-curricular activities.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students
  • Ability to create a sense of enjoyment for the creative arts
  • High level of creative thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent time management skills


To apply now, please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.