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Teacher of Art and Design


Contract type: Permanent, Full Time.
Location: The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley, Cheadle Cheshire, SK8 4QX
Required from: September 2023
Salary: Main scale
Closing date : 9am Wednesday 24th May 2023
Interview date : TBC

Do you have a passion for Art and Design and working with young people? Do you have the enthusiasm to inspire young people to take part in creative pursuits? Are you dynamic with the drive and determination to take ownership over your own development as a teacher to be the best you can possibly be?

Here at the Kingsway School we are looking for someone who can join and enhance our fantastic team and hit the ground running. We pride ourselves on giving opportunities to develop their creativity, visual literacy and skill development through our broad curriculum at key stage 3 and key stage 4.

We have a fantastic team with a blend of experience who all bring something unique to our team. The successful applicant will be someone who has creativity at the heart of who they are and can bring this passion into their Art and Design lessons at Key Stage 3 and 4.

We are looking for someone who can make a real impact within our team bringing new ideas and experiences along with them. The successful candidate will inspire students to get involved in creative pursuits, contribute to the development of our extra-curricular provision and can lead in the classroom creating and teaching innovative lessons that inspire our young people to explore and communicate their ideas through visual medium.

No matter where you are on your current journey, if you feel like this is the place for you then we would love to hear from you.

Education Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, educating over 3500 pupils from age 2 to 16 in the Greater Manchester area. We are very proud of our inclusive ethos to Collaborate, Empower and Achieve and provide over 450 employees with an inspiring and innovative place to work, with exceptional training and development opportunities.


As a Trust employee you will receive excellent benefits, including a highly competitive salary, well-regarded pension scheme, excellent career development opportunities and support for your health and wellbeing, with our award-winning employee assistance programme.

Our vision at ELT is to create an exceptional learning journey for all, by providing:
● exciting, innovative and challenging learning communities
● school improvement strategies arising from evidenced based research and professional enquiry
● opportunities for professional development and leadership
● a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of individual settings
● Innovation in practice by recognising the value of learning partnerships, both locally and nationally

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures that promote safeguarding and safer working practices. This is in line with statutory guidance including Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002.


All offers of employment are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We are committed to fulfilling our Equality Duty obligations, including valuing equality and diversity and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

We expect the successful candidate to have the necessary standard of spoken English, as described under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty that requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English (or English or Welsh in Wales).

For further information, Job Description and Application Form please visit the Vacancies Section on our website at

Candidates should apply by completing the ELT application form, CVs alone will not be accepted in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).

Please return applications to

If you would value an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sarah Anders, Head of Art & Design, via email at or call the school on 0161 428 7706.

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