Art Teacher - Nov 2020

Art Teacher - Temporary Position

We have a temporary position to cover a long term illness, provisionally until the end of the Summer Term 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Gloucester & Forest Alternative Provision School (APS). 

Gloucester & Forest APS provides a broad and balance curriculum for pupils who are unable to access learning opportunities in a mainstream setting. Our pupils range from KS1 – 4 and present a variety of aptitudes and abilities. We are committed to inclusion and work to ensure success for our pupils and have enjoyed success in supporting pupils, schools and parents.  We are keen to maintain all aspects of excellent practice, however recognise that there is plenty of opportunity to develop our offer further to ensure our school becomes an outstanding provision.

Gloucester & Forest APS has three separate sites, The Raikes Centre and Russet House in Gloucester, and The Joys Green Centre in the Forest of Dean.  We are recruiting a teacher who will be able to deliver KS4 Art to GCSE level at our Russet House Centre.

This is a great opportunity for an outstanding teacher to build on, and add to, their existing skills in this wide ranging and varied context.  The successful applicant will be required to  ensure the continued the delivery of our GCSE Art to year 11 students due to complete their exams in 2021.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is an outstanding teacher with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable so as to meet the needs of our young people
  • Is a reflective practitioner, committed to the continual development of their practice
  • Has experience of working with pupils with learning, emotional, social and behavioural difficulties
  • Has excellent team working skills
  • Has a positive approach towards challenge
  • Has empathy and understanding


If you feel you have the necessary skills, enthusiasm and commitment needed, to fulfil this post we would welcome your application.  The closing date is midday 1st Dec 2020,  please send your application to

If you would like any further information about our school, please visit our website:


Should you like to visit the school, please contact us by telephoning 01452 528955 and speak to Graham Reed  to arrange.


Gloucester & Forest APS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all appointments are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced checks and satisfactory references.