Art Teacher & Art Club Leader, art-K Purley Ltd


All educationalist agree that Art has positive effects on mental health, self-confidence and developing an individual personality. art-K helps realise those benefits by engaging teachers dedicated to these ideals and providing art projects - developed over the past 20 years - that are inspiring and fun.

Our Purley branch has been running for 3 years and due to the current employees's relocation we are searching for a new teacher! 50% of time is dedicated to teaching the students, 25% is spent on preparing the classes, 25% to admin and promotion.

The successful applicant will be given full training in our teaching methods and techniques to run the club. The employee will be closely supported by the art-K management team as well as other leaders (of which there are 18). Each employee is based in their own art studio.

Working with art-K means you will:

  • Work with high teacher-pupil ratios, teaching children who love art.
  • Join a strong team of like-minded artists and teachers.
  • Gain experience and knowledge in art programmes, teaching, child development and marketing.
  • Have face-to-face training on all art projects by Kathryn, the Creative Director.
  • Undergo training on marketing from Emily, the Managing Director, to understand how to engage with the pupils efficiently and effectively.
  • Work on projects to contribute to the art-K programme by liaising with Kathryn and other employees on new ideas.

What we look for:

  • Art degree
  • Experience working with children
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience on social media


  • A giving person who is passionate about children’s artistic development.
  • A positive attitude to encourage students on their projects.
  • Motivated whilst working independently.
  • Excited to work with a family-owned brand within a conscientious team.


H&S, child safeguarding and first aid training. 24/7 access to mental health support with BUPA. Soon to be voluntarily Ofsted registered.

Salary: part fixed salary and part performance. SSP sick pay, pension scheme.

Location: 27 High Street, Purley

Start times around 10am daily. Term time: Tuesdays to Saturdays. During school holidays leaders work Mondays to Fridays (14 weeks per year).

Hiring on a rolling basis when we find the right applicant. 

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