La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School

0.6FTE Art and Design Teacher

Required:  September 2024

Salary: Inner London Main Pay Range, Points M1 to U3 (£36,745 to £56,959)

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday, 19th June 2024

La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School is an ambitious, collaborative, diverse and dynamic school where innovative teaching and learning is the norm, and everyone’s talents and aspirations are recognised, developed, and rewarded.   The school has 1,200 students (incl. 365 students in the 6th Form) on roll.

The school achieved its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted in December 2023.

Our Art department has a long track record of academic success. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher to provide the highest possible teaching and learning for all pupils in the teaching of Art and Design. This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding school in its drive for excellence and continuous improvement and we are looking for applicants who have a proven record of accomplishment of success, have a positive approach and are determined to make a difference to the lives of our young people. ETCs are welcome to apply.

Central to our offer is a community and environment that nurtures, challenges and supports, which fosters the expertise of our staff and allows us to offer a broad and innovative curriculum, to inspire learning at every level.

La Retraite is underpinned by the commitment of staff.  By joining our team, you join a team of dedicated, like-minded, passionate colleagues in a welcoming staff body and our Catholic ethos welcomes students and staff of all faiths and none. If you believe you can add to our outstanding team, we would love to hear from you.


Rewarding you


  • Inner London weighting
  • Dedicated wellbeing programme
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Two-week October half-term holiday
  • Cycle-to-Work scheme
  • Long service awards

Investing in you


  • Endless opportunities for CPD
  • Dedicated weekly mentor hour for ECTs and PGCE students
  • Cross-curricular working parties to develop teaching and learning and share best practice
  • Detailed induction programme for new staff

Should you wish to apply, please email your completed application form and recruitment pack to  To organise an informal visit please contact Mrs S Silva, Business Manager (HR & Finance) on 020 8673 5644 extension 159.

La Retraite R.C Girls’ School is committed to Safer Recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The successful candidate will be subject to Online Search, Social Media check and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at 

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