Art Teacher

Art Teacher: Outer London Pay Scale £29k - £45k  Ofsted_Outstanding_OP_Colour 

Required for January 2022

Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2022


If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an outstanding school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we want to hear from you.   


“Cheam High is an outstandingly effective school” Ofsted 2015, 2010 & 2007

GCSE 2021:  89% of students gained 4+ EM; 63% gained 5+ EM


We are looking to recruit a teacher (ECT or experienced) to join our committed, dynamic and very successful Art department who are welcoming, supportive and highly professional.  The department has a specialist teaching area, including an ICT suite, photography studio, dark room, kiln and an art gallery. All classrooms have an interactive whiteboard.  There is also the opportunity to teach Photography.  Art is highly popular at both GCSE, BTEC and A level and a number of students progress onto Art college each year.


Cheam High School is oversubscribed and highly successful school which has an innovative and proactive approach to school improvement, resulting in high levels of performance. 


The successful candidate will be:

  • Ambitious for young people and for themselves
  • Creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress
  • Keen to continually develop their practice, sharing what works best with their team
  • An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students


What we can offer you:

  • You will be joining a school where staff share best practice so that our standard of teaching and support is both high quality and continually developing. 
  • You will be teaching in your own classroom area with access to specialist facilities and up to date technology
  • You will benefit from our well-established programme of training and development
  • You will be working with students who are enthusiastic and keen to succeed
  • You will be part of the team with colleagues who are supportive and welcoming, and a staffroom social committee that organises various events as well as regular Friday evening sporting sessions for those with energy!


The school is situated in Cheam, 30 minutes’ train journey from London Victoria and a short distance from Surrey, Merton, Croydon and Kingston. The successful candidate will be provided with a laptop.


Further information and an application form can be found below. Applicants may prefer to use the TES application form; this is an acceptable alternative.


Applications which should be made to the Headteacher, Mr P Naudi asap and by 9am Tuesday 30th November 2021 at the latest.


Please note that if sufficient applications are received, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early therefore you are advised to apply early.



Cheam High School, Chatsworth Road, Cheam, Surrey SM3 8PW

Tel:  020 8644 5790 



Cheam High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Cheam High School is an equal opportunities employer.

Staff Vacancies - Art Teacher November 2021 Date  
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