art-K is the leading art education provider for children outside of school (teaching 3500+ students per week) and our team is over 50 strong, all passionate about art education & development. Our teachers work outside of the school environment, providing an enriching and educational environment where students are treated individually.
 
At art-K we have created our own training scheme that allows our teachers to provide the best teaching environments for our students. Ongoing training and development is integrated into the role. Over the first 2 years, Art Club Managers will receive training on topics from safeguarding to inks to people management and much more. art-K continuously brings in external consultants, who are at the top of their field, to enhance our teachers’ teaching skills further. As a company, we continuously listen to feedback, evolve and grow to ensure that we are providing the best art classes for our customers.  We are redefining what it means to teach art.  
 
Our values as a company are about providing a kind, caring, personalised approach to teaching students so that students can develop creatively. We do this with high teacher to pupil ratios, professional materials and a structured programme. Learn more about our programme here. Our teachers embrace the autonomy and ownership they have in their roles, within the parameters of the art-K brand.

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Art Club Manager & Teacher 

A 2 year progression to a qualified art-K Art Teacher.

Part Time Art Teacher

An, entry level teaching role, with an emphasis on training and development.

Art Assistant 

For 16 year olds an above; for those with a passion for art and working with children.

Art Party Leader

A responsible role leading birthday and other one-off events with an art and fun theme.

Central Support
Greenwich Office
Posted 13 hours ago

The job holder’s purpose is to work in the Central Team of around 10 specialists that support the company’s processes and procedures for the common purpose of growing the number of students benefiting from our artistic development programme. The company has grown in 7 years to 50 settings, teaching 6000+ students per week with over 100 employees. art-K is still a company where ideas can be assessed and translated rapidly into action within the supportive team. This is a role dedicated to identifying, creating, tracking and developing opportunities to celebrate art in our studios, and to enable the company to continue to grow.

As a growing company, art-K is committed to its written values and policies, which are the basis for each member of staff to feel trusted and secure, and from which new avenues of growth can be explored.

What you’ll do:

The job broadly breaks down into 2 sections; team management and coordination of operations. In these roles, you will be closely guided and supported by the Managing Director.

Coordination of operations

Data:

  • Write and implement data analysis to identify, from a data point of view, what makes a specific club success. This will be used to support improvement of Quality Management Systems. Other applications could include refining class timings, local studio amenities, customer communications.
  • Run sales reports to track and monitor company growth by club, deducing trends where appropriate. This data will be used to identify future possible marketing strategies and revenue streams.
  • Take research – provided by customer support - on customer motivations for booking, use that to discuss and develop understanding of how we can turn those learnings into new opportunities.

Implementation:

  • Train art teachers on quality management systems to support the clubs’ success.
  • Train the teachers on how to access the booking system and on how to access key success data for their club.
  • Coordinate new initiatives set in the company for new revenue streams with the central team. Interacting with the central team consisting of customer service, HR, graphic design, marketing and development employees.
  • Create feedback loops to understand the success of the new initiatives and visit art-K branches to see them materialise into reality. Discuss any issues that arise to enable quick and active re-evaluation of the new initiatives

Further long term projects include building the art-K brand further supported by the Directors:

  • Building partnerships within the education space to raise the brand awareness of art-K.
  • Support securing corporate sponsorship to open up access even further to our classes.

Team management

  • Managing a small team of marketing and administrative central team members to support the company’s mission and ongoing projects.
  • Mentor those team members to excel in their roles; providing active feedback and training where required so they feel confident and able.
  • Holding weekly meetings to ensure tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Creating a warm and welcoming team environment to allow individuals to grow and develop.

Formal Qualifications

A based degree 2:1 or above

Experience

4+ years in a relatable role.

Specific Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications generally.
  • High proficiency in Excel to be able to write competent report.
  • Use of project management software to be able to break down a project into steps.

Specific Soft skills

  • Detail-orientated individual to be able to meticulously plan and coordinate multi-stepped projects.
  • Positive verbal communication to keep all parties motivated and excited to work together on a common purpose.
  • Time management to ensure the correct tasks are prioritised depending on short-term and long-term objectives and balancing importance with urgency.

Company’s core values

Feeling connected to the company’s core values is essential for success in this role:

  • Growth mindset
  • Sharing and educating
  • Ownership and connection
  • Compassionate

Training

art-K induces all employees through a certified training provider Citation on HSE and HR policies. Access to growth coaching is available.

art-K provides a supportive environment where ‘on-the-job’ guidance and support is provided to encourage real-time learning opportunities.

art-K encourages professional self-development and provides financial support and study time for appropriate professional qualifications. Employees who wish to study and train to grow with the company are welcomed.

Benefits

  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits well-being scheme through Heka.
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£48,000.00 per year

Location: In person, Greenwich, SE10 9FY

Job Features

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Central staff

The job holder’s purpose is to work in the Central Team of around 10 specialists that support the company’s processes and procedures for the common purpose of growing the number of students benefi...

Central Support
Greenwich Office
Posted 4 days ago

Job Purpose

All job aspects will be working with the club managers locally to support their administrative and marketing activities, to grow the branches faster. This will include:

In the studio

  • Ad-hoc cover support or support on launch events.

Booking System

  • Work across the booking system; creating a better customer UX to capture more bookings. Improving functionality at the backend to improve the company’s productivity.
  • Take the lead on monitoring and updating the booking system and interfacing with the developers, specifying opportunities identified for future improvement.
  • Respond in real time to day-to-day enquiries from staff
  • Maintain a relationship with the company’s software provider with the highest level of professionalism.
  • Be an advocate of the system and build trust in the system while training or retraining users.
  • Judge each situation to ensure the end customer receives an answer to the enquiry in a timely manner; sometimes training or consulting with staff, sometimes intervening directly because time is of the essence.
  • Using the statistics and evidence available from the booking system and conduct market research to support Sales.
  • Support Sales in the reporting of growth metrics and deducing trends where possible.
  • Support Sales in data analysis needed to achieve our company goals.

Events operations

  • Coordinate with Marketing on event opportunities.
  • Manage the operational element for the events e.g. resources required for each aspect.
  • Events can include end of year exhibitions, corporate events and other public events.

Data analysis & comparison

  • Download, organise, present and analyse data for managers to make informed decisions.
  • Complete analysis to enable the company to decide e.g. which provider is the most cost efficient for a marketing drive we’re doing.
  • Integrating Trustpilot through Zapier, to ensure invitations are automatically sent out after a customer purchases a class. Analysing data to determine if there are any issues.
  • Ad-hoc data entry.

Customer Service

  • Support team@art-k.co.uk inbox management; directing enquiries to the right branches.

Ad hoc other duties

  • Childcare vouchers - managing applications, training new teachers on process. Ordering supplies for new club launches.
  • Operational assistance as and when required.
  • Email/ phone support for teachers.
  • Going on studio visits to support clubs’ operational requirements.
  • Helping on ‘launch days’; setting up a new club as a team effort. - Visiting clubs to provide administrative training sessions and help support/foster connections within the art-K community
  • Ad hoc other tasks by request.

Formal Qualifications

  • Excel skills – ability to use COUNTIF, VLOOKUP and create tables is a plus - High level computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree, 2:1 or above

Specific Skills

Time management to ensure the correct tasks are prioritised depending on short-term and long-term objectives.

Personal Attributes

  • A giving person who is passionate about children’s artistic development.
  • A growth and learner mindset
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.
  • A person who has:

A high level of interpersonal skills to engage with staff and management. • Knowledge or passion for art education.
Proactive attitude and thrives on taking initiative.
Creative thinking and problem solving.
Giving and supportive personality.

Career Progression

art-K is aiming to grow the number of pupils and locations. Since 2016, it has opened 39 branches directly and 12 Franchisees. Tangible success in this role may lead to increase in responsibility/ hours and more specialist roles in the future.

Training

art-K provides and requires all employees to complete Certified Training by Citation on Health & Safety and HR Social Policies and on the Company’s Policies and Procedures.

The individual will be embedded with staff capable of coaching and guiding development.

Benefits

  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits well-being scheme through Heka.
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £27,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Location: In person, Greenwich, SE10 9FY

Job Features

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Central staff

Job Purpose All job aspects will be working with the club managers locally to support their administrative and marketing activities, to grow the branches faster. This will include: In the studio Booki...

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Posted 5 days ago

Overview: art-K, a leading private art education service, is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join as Party Leaders for its arty birthday parties during weekends. With a vibrant network of 6,000 weekly students, art-K is expanding its offerings to provide unique and creative birthday experiences.

Role: As a Party Leader, you play a crucial role in ensuring the success of each 3-hour birthday party session. Your responsibilities include:

  1. Communication and Coordination:
    • Engage with parents to coordinate and plan each event, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for all participants.
  2. Studio Setup and Ambience:
    • Take charge as the Party Lead to set up the studio in advance, creating a visually appealing and energetic atmosphere for the party.
  3. Art Workshop Leadership:
    • Lead engaging and inspiring art workshops for party-goers, catering to various age groups and skill levels.
    • Foster a positive and encouraging environment, sparking creativity and experimentation among attendees.
  4. Materials Preparation:
    • Take charge of mixing paints and preparing materials, ensuring everything is ready for the participants to dive into their artistic projects.
  5. Teaching and Encouragement:
    • Instruct children on completing their art projects, offering guidance, and encouraging them to explore their creativity while having fun.
  6. Cleanup and Standards:
    • Maintain high cleanliness standards by tidying up the studio after each class, leaving a welcoming space for the next session.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a second-year student in an Art-related university course.
  • Strong proficiency in various art mediums, including watercolor, acrylics, and air-dried clay.
  • Proven experience working with children from Year 1 (aged 5-6) and upwards.
  • Positive, proactive, and customer-service-oriented attitude.

Qualifications:

  • Art A level and Foundation.
  • DBS check (cost covered by the self-employed person, facilitated by art-K).

Training Provided:

  • Comprehensive project-based training to enhance your skills.
  • Safeguarding and Health & Safety training to ensure a secure environment.
  • Guidelines on what to deliver for the event and what to expect from parents.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about art and creating memorable experiences, please submit a detailed cover letter and portfolio showcasing your artistic capabilities. Explore www.art-k.co.uk for a deeper understanding of our values and offerings.

Please apply to just one location. Please write it in your cover letter if you can reach others.

Salary: The remuneration for the Party Leader role is set at £15-20 per hour.

Job Features

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Party Lead

Overview: art-K, a leading private art education service, is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join as Party Leaders for its arty birthday parties during weekends. With a vibrant network of 6,000 we...

Full Time
Greenwich Office
Posted 1 week ago

Job Purpose

The job holder’s purpose is to work in the Central Team of specialists that support the companies processes and procedures for the common purpose of growing the number of children benefiting from our artistic development programme. The company has grown in 7 years to 50 settings, teaching 6000+ children per week. Intrinsic to the growth is the company’s marketing and awareness in the community and nationwide.

The digital marketing associate will write content to this audience for our termly retention campaigns and use data and key metrics to reflect and re-write content as necessary to re-focus or refresh to maximise KPI of retention. They will also contribute posts and adverts both online and on paper to attract and gain new business growth in collaboration with the Directors and Sales.

As a medium sized company art-K is committed to and values each member of staff; art-K is in a growth phase so the successful applicant will have opportunities for future role development.

What you’ll do:

  • Analyse data from multiple channels (GA, Adwords, booking system etc) to deduce what messaging / timing works and ascertain possible marketing opportunities.
  • Run marketing campaigns with the team; conduct market research and evaluation, develop the campaign, systematically execute the strategy and track the results.
  • Developing and managing digital marketing with the team:
    • Developing marketing campaign emails on the booking system for the network of clubs to encourage high engagement which translates into bookings.
    • Oversee the social media strategy.
    • Prepare/ devise content ideas for new video advert campaigns.
    • Oversee content for Ad campaigns.
  • Measuring and reporting on the performance of all digital marketing campaigns.
  • Evaluating customer research, market conditions and competitor data.
  • Improving the usability, design, content and conversion of the company website
  • Responsive website design and development.
  • Work alongside Sales and Directors to build the art-K brand further:
  • Building partnerships within the education space to raise the brand awareness of art-K.
  • Support securing corporate sponsorship to open up access even further to our classes. This may involve e.g. preparing pitch decks and market research.
  • Assist Operations with planning and delivering events (external and internal).
  • Write and develop content for directories, award submissions, website and client communication.

Formal Qualifications

A based degree 2:1 or above.

Experience

3+ years in a relatable role.

Specific Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications generally.
  • Experience writing motivational content which creates engagement towards the ultimate action; social media, marketing emails, blog and/or other.

Specific Soft skills

  • Time management to ensure the correct tasks are prioritised depending on short-term and long-term objectives and balancing importance with urgency.
  • Ability to forward plan and flexibility to adapt to changes in situations.
  • Strong written communication to keep all parties informed and to maintain a positive workflow.
  • Ability to problem solve and proactively iterate new ideas.

Company’s core values

Feeling connected to the company’s core values is essential for success in this role:

  • Growth mindset
  • Sharing and educating
  • Ownership and connection
  • Compassionate

Training

art-K trains all employees through a certified training provider Citation on HSE and HR policies. Access to growth coaching is available.

The company encourages professional self-development and provides financial support and study time for appropriate professional qualifications. Employees who wish to study and train to grow with the company are welcomed.

Benefits

  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits well-being scheme through Heka.
  • 28 days holiday a year
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year.
  • Sick pay
  • Company events
  • Casual dress

Location: Unit 5 Hopyard Studios, 13 Lovibond Lane, SE10 9FY. The role will involve visiting other clubs to support teachers in their role and connect as a team (travel expenses covered in this case).

Salary: between £30,000- 35,000 depending on experience

Job Features

Job Category

Central staff

Job Purpose The job holder’s purpose is to work in the Central Team of specialists that support the companies processes and procedures for the common purpose of growing the number of children benefi...

Full Time
Horsforth
Posted 3 weeks ago

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art skills to create great pieces of art. We are the largest art education service in England, teaching over 5500 children nationally per week!

All educationalists agree that art has positive effects on mental health, self-confidence and developing an individual personality. art-K helps realise those benefits by engaging teachers dedicated to these ideals and providing art projects that are inspiring and fun.

We are looking for a kind, creative and passionate individual to join the team at art-K Horsforth! 50% of Club Manager time is dedicated to teaching the students, 25% is spent on preparing for the classes, 25% to admin and promotion.

The successful applicant will be given full training in our teaching methods and techniques to run the club. The employee will be closely supported by the central support team as well as other art teachers, each based in their own art studio.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching children who love art.
  • Work in a company whose core values are:

Sharing & educating
Growth mindset
Connection
Compassion

  • Join a strong team of like-minded art teachers.
  • Embark on a 2 year training programme, gaining experience across a broad range of subjects: teaching, art techniques, child development, systems and customer engagement.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on administration and growth which is intrinsic to the club's development.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with the whole team.
  • Build relationships with students and parents, who continue learning at art-K for many years.
  • Manage ad-hoc studio maintenance.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a giving person who is passionate about children's artistic development.
  • Be an excellent communicator to encourage students on their projects and discuss progress with the customer.
  • Have a positive attitude to create a welcoming and safe environment for students.
  • Have a growth-oriented mindset, especially towards learning and development.
  • Have a proactive and organised approach to managing tasks.
  • Contribute with creative solutions.
  • Be motivated whilst working independently, embracing the responsibility and autonomy.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or teaching degree
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching children
  • Strong computer skills
  • Long term commitment to previous roles

Benefits

  • H&S, child safeguarding and first aid training.
  • Ofsted registered.
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits scheme through Heka.
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year.
  • Company funded external training after 2 years of service.
  • At the end of 5 years the opportunity to start an art-K Franchise without any upfront fees to art-K (valued at £10,000).

Pension Scheme: Contributions are made to SMART pension.

Sick Pay: Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period.

Salary: Fixed salary weighted based on experience, which will increase as the club grows. Salary is reviewed every term.

Term time: Tuesdays to Saturdays. During school holidays Club Managers work Mondays to Fridays (14 weeks per year).

To apply, submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: In person, art-K Horsforth: 119 New Rd Side, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4QD

Salary: £29,923.00-£36,573.00 per year

Job Features

Job Category

Teacher

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art ski...

Part Time
Maidstone
Posted 1 month ago

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art skills to create great pieces of art. We are the largest art education service in England, teaching over 5000 children nationally per week!

All educationalists agree that art has positive effects on mental health, self-confidence and developing an individual personality. art-K helps realise those benefits by engaging teachers dedicated to these ideals and providing art projects that are inspiring and fun.

Our Maidstone branch opened in 2020 and has a wonderful group of students! 75% of the teacher's time is dedicated to teaching the students and preparing for the classes, 25% to admin and promotion.

The successful applicant will be given full training in our teaching methods and techniques to run the club. The employee will be closely supported by the central support team as well as other art teachers, each based in their own art studio.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching children who love art.
  • Work in a company whose core values are:

Sharing & educating
Growth mindset
Connection
Compassion

  • Join a strong team of like-minded art teachers.
  • Embark on a 2 year training programme, gaining experience across a broad range of subjects: teaching, art techniques, child development, systems and customer engagement.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on administration and growth which is intrinsic to the club's development.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with the whole team.
  • Build relationships with students and parents, who continue learning at art-K for many years.
  • Manage ad-hoc studio maintenance.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a giving person who is passionate about children's artistic development.
  • Be an excellent communicator to encourage students on their projects and discuss progress with the customer.
  • Have a positive attitude to create a welcoming and safe environment for students.
  • Be growth-orientated mindset, especially towards learning and development
  • Be proactive and organised approach to managing tasks.
  • Contribute with creative solutions.
  • Be motivated whilst working independently, embracing the responsibility and autonomy.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or teaching degree
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching with children
  • Strong computer skills
  • Long term commitment to previous roles

Benefits

  • H&S, child safeguarding and first aid training.
  • Ofsted registered.
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits scheme through Heka.
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year
  • Company funded external training after 2 years of service

Pension Scheme: Contributions are made to SMART pension.

Sick Pay: Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period.

Salary: £10,501.92 Fixed salary weighted based on experience, which will increase as the club grows. Salary is reviewed every term.

Term time: 16.5 hours on Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during term time. During school holidays leaders work their hours during Mondays to Fridays (14 weeks per year).

To apply, submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary:

Location: Maidstone, ME14 1JL

Job Features

Job Category

Teacher

Job Category

Part Time Art Teacher

Minimum Experience

Teaching, 1 year

Minimum Qualification

Bachelors, 2:1

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art ski...

Part Time
Maidstone
Posted 1 month ago

art-K is a private art education service, which has developed a specialist art program that tutors art skills to create great pieces of art. We are the largest art education service in England, teaching over 5000 students nationally per week!

All educationalists agree that art has positive effects on mental health, self-confidence and developing an individual personality. art-K helps realise those benefits by engaging teachers dedicated to these ideals and providing art projects that are inspiring and fun.

We’re looking to find a passionate, motivated and friendly Adult Art Teacher to join our team at art-K Maidstone! You will be responsible for preparing and running our Adult Art Classes, offering our personalised program to small groups of students. You may also have the option to run some of our Children’s Art Classes.

The successful applicant will be given full training in our teaching methods and techniques to run the club. The employee will be closely supported by the central support team as well as other art teachers, each based in their own art studio.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching students who love art.
  • Work in a company whose core values are:

Sharing & educating
Growth mindset
Connection
Compassion

  • Join a strong team of like-minded art teachers.
  • Embark on a 2 year training programme, gaining experience across a broad range of subjects: teaching, art techniques, child development, systems and customer engagement.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on administration and growth which is intrinsic to the club's development.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with the whole team.
  • Build relationships with students, who continue learning at art-K for many years.
  • Manage ad-hoc studio maintenance.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a giving person who is passionate about students' artistic development.
  • Be an excellent communicator to encourage students on their projects and discuss progress with the customer.
  • Have a positive attitude to create a welcoming and safe environment for students.
  • Be growth-orientated mindset, especially towards learning and development
  • Be proactive and organised approach to managing tasks.
  • Contribute with creative solutions.
  • Be motivated whilst working independently, embracing the responsibility and autonomy.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or teaching degree
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching with children
  • Strong computer skills
  • Long term commitment to previous roles

Benefits

  • H&S, child safeguarding and first aid training.
  • Ofsted registered.
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.

Pension Scheme: Contributions are made to SMART pension.

Sick Pay: Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period.

Salary: £12.24 per hour.

Term time: 5 hours Wednesdays and Thursdays, option to work on Mondays teaching children’s classes. During school holidays shift patterns change. Holidays can be taken in school holidays.

To apply, submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio.

Job Features

Job Category

Teacher

Minimum Qualification

Bachelors, 2:1

Minimum Experience

Teaching, 1 year

art-K is a private art education service, which has developed a specialist art program that tutors art skills to create great pieces of art. We are the largest art education service in England, teachi...

Part Time
Purley
Posted 2 months ago

art-K Purley is an art club for children aged 6 to 18 based in Purley. Using a wide range of mediums and learning techniques, the club aims to teach children a diverse range of artistic styles as well as 3D projects.

With over 50 branches across the country and 5000+ students - art-K has a tried-and-tested programme that’s proven to work in teaching children core artistic skills and techniques. art-K cares very deeply about sharing their love of art with our students, and our goal is ensuring each child has access to an art-K club in their local area.

We’re looking to find a passionate, motivated and friendly Assistant Art Teacher to join our team at art-K Purley! You will be supporting our Art Teachers with the running of the session and the upkeep of the studio, ensuring our students get the best experience when attending our classes.

Job responsibilities

  • Work in a fun, club environment with high teacher-student ratios where children are enthusiastic about art.
  • Join a strong team of like-minded artists and teachers who are all committed and passionate about art education.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Gain experience and knowledge in delivering skill-based art programmes, teaching and child development. Learn how to individualise a programme to a students’ needs and abilities, to help their long-term development.
  • Support class preparations, for example:
  • Laying out materials
  • Talking through aims with your manager
  • Sharpening pencils
  • Washing paintbrushes
  • Cutting out templates and other requests made by your manager
  • Ad hoc other
  • Maintain the studio’s upkeep, which includes:
  • Window displays
  • Prepping paint
  • Cleaning the space
  • Making posters

The ideal candidate will:

  • Create a safe, happy, nurturing environment for students to thrive in.
  • Actively engage with parents to discuss the progress of the students with parents.
  • Support the students’ ongoing learning environment by:
  • Running workshops in school holidays.
  • Ad-hoc cover when the branch manager is ill or on holiday - preparing and leading classes.
  • Ad-hoc cover of nearby studios when required - preparing and leading classes.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or equivalent skills
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching/ working with children
  • Long term commitment to previous roles
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Someone who lives within 30 minutes of the branch
  • Flexibility to assist in other branches within a reasonable commuting distance in cases of staff absence

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Sick pay (Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period)

Schedule: 9.5 hrs per week, for the following classes:

Tuesday: 5 pm - 7pm

Saturday: 8:30 am - 4pm

Please apply with a cover letter and portfolio. Please visit our website at www.art-k.co.uk before applying.

Job Type: Part-time, 9.5 hrs per week

Salary: £5,685.94 per annum.

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Assistant Teacher

art-K Purley is an art club for children aged 6 to 18 based in Purley. Using a wide range of mediums and learning techniques, the club aims to teach children a diverse range of artistic styles as well...

Part Time
Oxford
Posted 2 months ago

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art skills to create great pieces of art. We are the largest art education service in England, teaching over 5000 children nationally per week!

All educationalists agree that art has positive effects on mental health, self-confidence and developing an individual personality. art-K helps realise those benefits by engaging teachers dedicated to these ideals and providing art projects that are inspiring and fun.

Our Oxford branch has a wonderful group of students! 75% of the teacher's time is dedicated to teaching the students and preparing for the classes, 25% to admin and promotion.

The successful applicant will be given full training in our teaching methods and techniques to run the club. The employee will be closely supported by the central support team as well as other art teachers, each based in their own art studio.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching children who love art.
  • Work in a company whose core values are:

Sharing & educating
Growth mindset
Connection
Compassion

Join a strong team of like-minded art teachers.

  • Embark on a 2 year training programme, gaining experience across a broad range of subjects: teaching, art techniques, child development, systems and customer engagement.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on administration and growth which is intrinsic to the club's development.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with the whole team.
  • Build relationships with students and parents, who continue learning at art-K for many years.
  • Manage ad-hoc studio maintenance.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a giving person who is passionate about children's artistic development.
  • Be an excellent communicator to encourage students on their projects and discuss progress with the customer.
  • Have a positive attitude to create a welcoming and safe environment for students.
  • Be growth-orientated mindset, especially towards learning and development
  • Be proactive and organised approach to managing tasks.
  • Contribute with creative solutions.
  • Be motivated whilst working independently, embracing the responsibility and autonomy.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or teaching degree
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching/ working with children
  • Basic computer skills
  • Long term commitment to previous roles

Benefits

  • H&S, child safeguarding and first aid training.
  • Ofsted registered.
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Benefits scheme through Heka.
  • Scheme to earn more days of leave linked to length of service, starting after 1 year
  • Company funded external training after 2 years of service

Pension Scheme: Contributions are made to SMART pension.

Sick Pay: Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period.

Salary: Fixed salary weighted based on experience, which will increase as the club grows. Salary is reviewed every term.

Term time: 21 hours per week, on the following schedule:

Monday 1.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Wednesday 12 pm - 8 pm
Sunday 8 am - 1 pm

During school holidays leaders work Mondays to Fridays (14 weeks per year).

To apply, submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £14,589.12 per year

Expected hours: 21 per week

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Teacher

Minimum Qualification

Bachelors, 2:1

Minimum Experience

Teaching, 1 Year

art-K is a private art education service which teaches children (who love art!) weekly during the day, after school and on the weekend. art-K has developed a specialist art program that tutors art ski...

Part Time
Clapham
Posted 2 months ago

art-K Clapham is an art club for children aged 6 to 18 based in Clapham. Using a wide range of mediums and learning techniques, the club aims to teach children a diverse range of artistic styles as well as 3D projects.

With over 50 branches across the country and 5000+ students - art-K has a tried-and-tested programme that’s proven to work in teaching children core artistic skills and techniques. art-K cares very deeply about sharing their love of art with our students, and our goal is ensuring each child has access to an art-K club in their local area.

We’re looking to find a passionate, motivated and friendly Assistant Art Teacher to join our team at art-K Clapham! You will be supporting our Art Teachers with the running of the session and the upkeep of the studio, ensuring our students get the best experience when attending our classes.

Job responsibilities

  • Work in a fun, club environment with high teacher-student ratios where children are enthusiastic about art. 
  • Join a strong team of like-minded artists and teachers who are all committed and passionate about art education.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Gain experience and knowledge in delivering skill-based art programmes, teaching and child development. Learn how to individualise a programme to a students’ needs and abilities, to help their long-term development.
  • Support class preparations, for example:
  • Laying out materials 
  • Talking through aims with your manager 
  • Sharpening pencils 
  • Washing paintbrushes 
  • Cutting out templates and other requests made by your manager 
  • Ad hoc other
  • Maintain the studio’s upkeep, which includes: 
  • Window displays
  •  Prepping paint 
  • Cleaning the space 
  • Making posters 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Create a safe, happy, nurturing environment for students to thrive in.
  • Actively engage with parents to discuss the progress of the students with parents.
  • Support the students’ ongoing learning environment by:
  • Running workshops in school holidays.
  • Ad-hoc cover when the branch manager is ill or on holiday - preparing and leading classes.
  • Ad-hoc cover of nearby studios when required - preparing and leading classes.

And ideally have:

  • Art degree or equivalent skills
  • Art skills in a range of mediums
  • Experience teaching/ working with children
  • Long term commitment to previous roles 
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Someone who lives within 30 minutes of the branch
  • Flexibility to assist in other branches within a reasonable commuting distance in cases of staff absence

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA.
  • Sick pay (Following probation, enhanced sick pay policy; 3 weeks full pay in any 12 month period)

Please apply with a cover letter and portfolio. Please visit our website at www.art-k.co.uk before applying.

Part-time hours: 7.5 hrs per week during term time - Saturday 8:30 - 16:00. Assistant Teachers will work throughout school holidays and half terms on a different schedule.

Salary: £4886.70 per annum.

Job Features

Job Category

Assistant Teacher

art-K Clapham is an art club for children aged 6 to 18 based in Clapham. Using a wide range of mediums and learning techniques, the club aims to teach children a diverse range of artistic styles as we...