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Head of Drama (Maternity Cover)

Location
Redwing Drive, Mead Vale, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 8XX
College
Worle Community School- An Academy
Hours
Full Time
Salary
TMS/UPS plus TLR
Posted
26th September 2022
Start Date
16th January 2023
Expires
31st October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1273118
Job Reference
40357 WCSA CS
Start date
16th January 2023
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Head of Department-Drama (Maternity Cover)

Full Time

Maternity cover fixed term contract until 16 January 2024 or until the return of the post holder

TMS/UPS plus TLR 2.2

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a passionate and inspiring Head of Drama to work at Worle Community School - an Academy, teaching KS3 and KS4. This is a very exciting opportunity for an individual who would relish the chance to join us. We are looking for a passionate individual to help our students on their learning journey. We are looking to recruit on a flexible basis - as such, working patterns will be discussed at the interview. Knowledge and experience of delivering BTEC Performing Arts would be advantageous.

What you will do:

  • Plan teaching to achieve progression in students’ learning
  • Set tasks, including homework, which challenge students and ensure a high level of interest
  • Identifying the needs of individuals and groups within the class, taking note of individual education plans and the requirements of the code of practice, tailoring the teaching to take account of their identified needs

The successful candidates will have:

  • Qualified teacher status
  •  Drama specialist subject knowledge
  • Able to teach a range of students of different ages and abilities

What we offer:

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  •  A Healthcare Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  •  Discounted gym membership
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flu vaccinations on site
  • Two week October break
  • Discounted Nursery/Pre-School Fees

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Nathan Jenkins, CEO

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, online searches and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Please see the following links to our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and Recruitment and Selection policy.

Closing date: 30/10/2022

Proposed Interview date: 28/10/2022

Proposed Start Date: 16/01/2023

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Safeguarding Statement:

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment."

All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Worle Community School- An Academy

Worle Community School- An Academy

Part of The Priory Learning Trust

The Priory Learning Trust