Hours of work: Full-time teachers hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: up to 12 months
Closing date: Thursday 23 September 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, East Sussex, BN20 9QX
Phone: 01323 485254
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Leader of Learning, or Teacher of Drama
Full-time / Temporary Maternity cover (up to 1 year)
MPS - UPS £25,714 - £41,604 per annum.
TLR 2A £2,872 per annum
Would you like to be part of a rapidly expanding school as well as enjoy the benefits of our recent £7 million building project which has provided a new sports block, SEND centre, new corridors to ease movement around the school and a wonderful new library in the heart of the school?
We invite applicants for a Teacher of Drama or Leader of Learning for a department that consistently achieves outstanding outcomes at GCSE. This is a perfect opportunity to join the Creative Arts faculty of a high achieving school, which greatly values the creative subjects such as Drama within the curriculum.
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced graduate, ideally with a Drama or Performing Arts degree, to teach Drama to all age groups in this thriving and popular department.
The post is to cover a period of maternity leave. The post is a full-time. The department produces consistently excellent academic results and is renowned for its ambitious and innovative practical work.
Candidates should have excellent communication skills when working with young people and appropriate drive, expertise, and energy. The successful applicant would be expected to teach drama to all age groups, including GCSE classes, for which the ability to facilitate imaginative devising work and deliver academic set texts with a thorough understanding of a range of practitioners is essential.
Extra-curricular activities are a popular aspect of the school amongst pupils and staff. The Drama Department plays a key role in this aspect of school life and we are reinforcing a growing reputation in the local community for being a school which produces productions of a very high standard and encourages a sense of professionalism amongst our young performers. A willingness to offer support to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of the School is expected, for instance, through supporting departmental theatre trips and school productions.
Willingdon Community School is committed to child protection/safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this duty of care. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures and will require satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
Closing Date: Thursday 23 September 2021 (by noon)
Interview arrangements will be sent to shortlisted candidates only.
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.
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.
This authority 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 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.