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Curriculum Leader for Drama

Witherley Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1LZ
The Queen Elizabeth Academy
Full Time
MS - UPS plus TLR £4,784 per annum
29th June 2022
Start Date
2nd January 2023
13th July 2022 09:05 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
2nd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1253957

Curriculum Leader of Drama (with ability to teach KS4 English)
MS / UPS plus TLR £4,784.00 per annum
Required for January 2023

We are transforming lives at TQEA and are looking for an inspirational leader to join us.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and forward-thinking Curriculum Leader to head our ambitious Drama faculty. At TQEA Drama plays a distinctive role in the curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. It is a subject with a popular extended curriculum offer with Drama and Musical Theatre attracting the most interest amongst students each week. The academy has a proud tradition of delivering a high-quality school performance each year. Students and parents still reminisce fondly about the wonderful Matilda performance that was delivered in Spring 2020. Now that we are emerging out of the pandemic we are excited to be able to offer face to face performances, but were delighted to record a remote performance last Christmas!!!

As Curriculum Leader, you will have well developed leadership skills to build upon the department’s current achievements as well as having the ability to think outside the box to ensure students are eager to learn. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record enthusing and engaging students.

About Us

As a proud Academy Transformation Trust academy we are devoted to professional development and support which is second to none. Our ATT Institute offers hundreds of training events and leadership accreditation qualifications to develop your talent to its full potential. As an academy we believe it is our role to develop your expertise to the full through supportive coaching in order to transform the lives of our students. Our trust is registered as Disability Confident, we are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion and welcome all applications. We are happy to talk flexible working with all applicants for all roles.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 660 pupils on roll. Following our Ofsted inspection in May 2017, we were shown to be “Good with Outstanding features”, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. In November 2016, as part of the Priority School Building Programme, we moved into brand new premises that have given us access to fantastic new facilities, which really set us apart in the locality

We are a forward-thinking academy, always looking for areas to develop and improve as well as being very open to new ideas; we feel this is best way to ensure consistent development and attainment of our students.

Do you want to work for a sector leading, inspirational Academy Trust?
Do you want to make a difference in a high performing department and academy?
Are you an individual who wants to continually develop professionally?

If so you may well have the “Golden Thread” we are looking for.

Closing date: 9pm Wednesday 13th July 2022.

*Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Safeguarding Statement:

Queen Elizabeth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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