NSEAD Vacancy: Lesson Production Secondary Subject Reviewer

NSEAD has an exciting opportunity for an experienced secondary art, craft and design specialist to work with us for a year to lead the development of model lessons for our Secondary curriculum designed and adapted by NSEAD Curriculum leads Marlene Wylie and Paul Carney.

These will be made available to teachers and pupils for use in-class and provide a national contingency for remote education should it be needed in the event of disruption. 

You will be working as part of a team of leading art educators from across the NSEAD community with the shared purpose of improving pupil outcomes and closing the disadvantage gap by supporting teachers to teach, and pupils to access, a high-quality curriculum. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Qualified Teacher Status and 3+ years of direct experience of teaching in a school/schools in the subject phase in which you will be creating lessons.
  • Have a proven track record of excellent teaching as an art, craft and design specialist.
  • Be confident with the use of digital tools to record model lessons, create resources and collaborate with team members.
  • An excellent professional with experience of creating lesson resources that show pedagogical best practice in subject and phase.

Diversity is an important value for NSEAD, and as an organisation we are passionate about promoting equity at work and are committed to it for all our staff. The teachers who create and deliver lessons should reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. 

We would be particularly interested in applications from underrepresented candidates in the workplace.


Full information and job description


Application procedure

Applicants should complete the NSEAD Application Form – available below.

Applications should be emailed as below


Application form – completed as required

Equal opportunities monitoring form (this will be separated immediately from your application form and will be used purely for monitoring purposes)


Applications should be emailed to [javascript protected email address] to arrive by Midday on Friday 26 April 2024 


Important dates:

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Wednesday 1 May 2024

Interviews will be held W/C 6May 2024 via Zoom

Start date: Freelance with full time availability for training 1 –30 September 2024, and then agreed hours until 30 August 2025, between 0.6 and 0.8 FTE