Full Time
Wimbledon
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 around 3000 children nationally per week!

All educationalist 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. 50% of time is dedicated to teaching the students, 25% is spent on preparing 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 employee is based in their own art studio.

Working with art-K means you will:

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching children who love art.
  • Join a strong team of like-minded artists and teachers.
  • Gain experience and knowledge in art programmes, teaching, child development and marketing.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on marketing from Emily, the Managing Director, to understand how to engage with the pupils efficiently and effectively.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with the whole team.

What we look for:

  • Art degree
  • Experience working with children
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience on social media

Qualities

  • A giving person who is passionate about children’s artistic development.
  • A positive attitude to encourage students on their projects.
  • Motivated whilst working independently.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.

Benefits

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

Salary: fixed salary weighted based on experience, which will increase as the club grows – £24,000 – £28,000 annually.

As a company we provide all statutory leave including sick pay and pension contributions.

Start times around 10am daily. Term time: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 40 hours weekly. During school holidays leaders work Mondays to Fridays (14 weeks per year).

To apply submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio.

Job Features

Job Category

Teacher

Minimum Experience

Teaching, 1 year

Minimum Qualification

Bachelors, 2:1

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