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Teacher of Performing Arts (Rye College)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/247314/37504
  • Published: Fri 03/11/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 05/12/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £30,000 - £46,525
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rye

Job introduction

Hours of work: 32.5 Hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Tuesday 05 December 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Rye College
The Grove
East Sussex
TN31 7NQ

Phone:    01797 222 545
Email:     hrassistant@ryecollege.org.uk
Website: www.aquinatrust.org/work-with-us

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 


About the role

Rye College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Teacher of Performing Arts: teachers with the ability to teach Drama are particularly welcome to apply. We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge, to join our highly-motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education. We are open to applications from experienced teachers or ambitious newcomers. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Be an excellent teacher of Performing Arts, preferably Drama, to students of all abilities in key stages 3 and 4; 
  • Have a love of the subject/s and desire and ability to convey this to students; 
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and open to innovation; 
  • Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent; 
  • Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace; 
  • Be committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch time activities; 
  • Be committed to continuing professional learning; 
  • Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour; 
  • Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status. 

In return, we offer: 

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues; 
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;  
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals; 
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances; 
  • A college in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful. 

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our college prior to application. 

Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation. 

For an application pack please visit https://www.aquinastrust.org/vacancies or Email: hrassistant@ryecollege.co.uk

Additional information

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.

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.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/247314/37504
  • Published: Fri 03/11/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 05/12/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £30,000 - £46,525
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rye

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