• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    21 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
Drama
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS plus TLR2a (£3,186)

Job summary

Chiltern Hills Academy invites applications for the opportunity to join the staff of a successful, mixed 11-18 Church of England Academy. Based in the market town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, we are located in the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty conveniently situated at the end of the London Underground Metropolitan Line.

We are seeking to appoint, from September 2021, a full-time dynamic leader of Drama. The successful candidate will be extremely motivated and contribute to the high quality drama provision in school. They will join our vibrant and thriving Performing Arts department which is housed in a purpose built block with excellent facilities. Applicants should be able to teach Drama to GCSE/BTEC and A Level and an interest in teaching another subject would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be an energetic, spirited practitioner who can deliver high-quality learning and who has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching. They will be able to communicate their passion for the subject through innovative, diverse and stimulating teaching methods. This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive and significant contribution to our wonderful school. They will be fully involved in departmental development, target setting and evaluation of student progress and will possess the following attributes:

- Strong leadership and team-building qualities
- An outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about teaching and learning
- High expectations for student achievement
- The ability to lead effective, sustained change
- A commitment to raising standards for all

Applications from experienced teachers or those returning to the profession will be welcome. We are committed to the development our staff; to support them to further their career, progress professionally and develop their teaching and leadership skills.

We have been graded ‘good’ following our latest SIAMS inspection (March 2020). “The academy is highly inclusive, and tireless in supporting all of its pupils and staff. Because of this, each person is known, nurtured and inspired. This enables them to make strong progress from their starting points”. Our OFSTED inspection in February 2017 also judged the school as ‘good’ in all categories.

Employee benefits

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
Secondary
School size
964 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
jmistry@chacademy.co.uk
Contact phone number
01494782066

About Chiltern Hills Academy

Chiltern Hills Academy is a Church of England, co-educational secondary school in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are circa 1025 students on the roll, approximately 100 whom study sixth form. converted to academy status 2011 and jointly sponsored by Diocese Oxford Buckinghamshire County Council. We situated market town Hills, designated an Area Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated close M40 M25, Chesham end Metropolitan line London Underground 28 miles north-west London. ample parking on-site. Renting here cheaper than central if you enjoy travelling, it takes about 40 minutes car Heathrow. The Elgiva Theatre, Lowndes Park open-air heated swimming pool just some many public amenities available town. renowned for its community spirit there recreational groups catering diverse active population. aims provide environment that excites, motivates challenges students, encouraging lifelong learning interest world around them. founded Christian values principles, with ethos promotes personal responsibility, self-respect, respect beliefs views others, self-confidence commitment success achievement. Principal Kevin Patrick

Arranging a visit to Chiltern Hills Academy

Please contact Mrs Mistry on 01494 782066

School location

Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG

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