Graduate Teaching Assistant – Ceramics and Art

Closing Date
Contract type
Fixed term for one academic year
Start date
September 2019

A varied and fulfilling role that offers invaluable experience of working in our beautiful and vibrant Art department. Responsibilities include ceramic technician work including kiln management, some teaching of extra-curricular ceramics clubs, in class support across the disciplines. The successful candidate may also choose to develop their own practice outside of lesson times and facilities will be available for this purpose. Responsibilities will also involve varied boarding and school duties.

An exciting opportunity for graduates in tune with our approach to education in search of gaining experience of living and working in a boarding and day school, perhaps prior to embarking on a PGCE course or taking up a teaching position. The candidate will need to be technically confident in both firing and glazing techniques and able to respond to the practical challenges that a busy ceramics department brings. The candidate should be a proactive person who will enjoy sharing their own creative experience with our students.

Hours: 40 hours per week during term time

Salary: £11,389 per annum plus free accommodation and school meals during term time.

Application Pack:

Summary Guidance Notes 

Job description and Person Specification 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25 March 2019. Interviews will take place during the week commencing Tuesday 2 April 2019.

Sidcot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please email if you have any questions regarding the application process.

Applications have now closed.