Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: The duration of the maternity cover period
Closing date: Monday 30 November 2020, noon
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Hailsham Community College Academy Trust
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
“A culture in which pupils can thrive, teachers know they are well supported.” Ofsted 2017
The college is seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic teacher of Drama and Dance. The successful candidate will have expertise teaching Drama across KS3, KS4 and KS5, specifically the ability to teach GCSE Drama (currently AQA) and the Edexcel Pearson BTEC Performing Arts Drama courses at KS5. Some experience or knowledge of the equivalent Production Arts (Stage Management) courses at KS5 would be useful, as would knowledge of the lighting and sound pathways for GCSE Drama. The successful candidate will only need to have experience teaching KS3 Dance.
This is a superb opportunity to become part of a vibrant Performing Arts team which has a record of excellent results. Candidates should be self-motivated and have the drive to work in an exciting and innovative environment and should be ready to contribute creatively to the development of a progressive department. There should be a strong commitment to a busy schedule of Drama and Dance and Performing Arts events and productions, as well as being responsive and flexible to curriculum developments.
As a valued member of our team at Hailsham Community College Academy Trust we can offer you:
- An experienced and highly supportive Senior Leadership Team / Middle Leadership Team and pastoral team
- A commitment to your continued professional development at whatever career stage you’re at.
- A school committed to consistency of student experience and sustained improvement
- The opportunity to join our Corporate Membership to Benenden Health Care and Cycle to Work Scheme
Can you offer the following to the students and teachers of Hailsham Community College Academy Trust:
- Values-driven outstanding teaching
- A real passion for Drama and Dance and for learning
- Tenacity to drive and improve the outcomes of staff and students
- Ability to teach Drama and Dance across all key stages and to promote passion for both within and beyond the curriculum
If you have the motivation and drive for excellence and want to be part of and lead an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that all students make the best possible progress in an ambitious school with the desire to be ‘outstanding’, we would be pleased to receive an application from you.
To apply, please download the Job Pack and Application Form from our website. Your covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4 (font size 12) and address the statement:
'How I will support my Director of Learning to ensure the department and students make outstanding progress.'
Completed applications should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Academy is required by law to ensure that any prospective employee is legally entitled to live and work in the UK. You will be required to provide documentation as evidence. Other conditions of employment may apply.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and positively welcome applications form all sections of the community.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.