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Head of Art and DT - Warwick Preparatory School

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative Head of Art and DT to join a vibrant and successful department in a thriving school. The role is part-time, at 0.8 of a full timetable, worked over 4 days.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for teaching Art and additional Design Technology teaching when required. In addition, the role is managerial, and the Head of Department will oversee both the subjects of Art and Design Technology, line managing one Design Technology Teacher and one Art and Design Technology Technician.

The department enjoys excellent links to the schools within the Warwick Schools Foundation and is extremely well resourced. The successful candidate must therefore be an expert within their field with a proven track record as an effective manager of a flourishing Art Department or with experience in line-managing colleagues within a creative environment. They must possess excellent communication and people skills, a positive mindset, and a forward-thinking, creative approach to teaching both Art and Design Technology. With high expectations for all pupils, they should be an exceptionally skilled teacher who is able to adapt quickly to Warwick Prep School’s approach to applying critical thinking strategies and oracy skills into their teaching.

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February 2024 at 12 noon.  For further details, please refer to the Applicant Information Pack below.



The Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check and other statutory checks including right to work in the UK.