POST: Subject Leader of Drama (INNER LONDON SCALE) + TLR 2
Contract type: Maternity Cover
Start Date: April 2020
Exciting opening for a Subject Leader of Drama at Featherstone High School.
We are seeking to appoint to this 11-19 multi-cultural school a highly motivated, forward thinking individual to lead our experienced and exceedingly successful department from April 2020.
The candidate applying for this post should be ambitious, enthusiastic, committed individual with proven leadership skills and is committed to ensuring further improvements in pupil outcomes. It is expected that the successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner and be responsible for developing outstanding practice and advice for staff across the department. You must be able to demonstrate the leadership qualities, management skills and curriculum vision necessary to provide a high quality learning experience for our pupils. You must be able to demonstrate a determination to promote professional development so it impacts positively on the quality of teaching and learning.
Featherstone High is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people. We value our teachers and actively support their professional development; you will have access to on-going professional development. We are one of very few schools to achieve the Platinum Award for CPD – a reflection of the importance we attach to supporting the professional development of colleagues and the Wellbeing Award in November 2019 for our outstanding work in supporting students, staff and parents with their wellbeing and mental health.
Join us and you can expect competitive pay and an excellent pension scheme, family friendly working and a collaborative culture where ideas take flight together. We offer Cycle to Work scheme, Teacher Perks, free counselling and occupational health service, discounted gym membership, contribution towards eye tests and VDU glasses. If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.
All applicants are welcome to visit the school, application forms and further details are available from the School’s website https://featherstonehigh.careers.eteach.com/#/ or contact Mrs Anita Ral, Senior HR Advisor on 0208 843 0984 ext. 292 for an application pack. CVs are accepted and approved applicants will be required to fill out an application form on appointment. Please email your completed form or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featherstone High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will need to be seen before any offer of employment is made.
Closing Date: Monday 3rd February 2020, 3pm, however we reserve the right to close the advert early if we appoint sooner
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