This job expired on 2 February 2023

  • Closing date

    2 February 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive United Learning Salary

Curriculum Leader of Drama (Maternity Cover) job summary

Shoreham Academy is looking for an outstanding Curriculum Leader of Drama (Maternity Cover) to join our very successful Arts Faculty in April 2023 to teach KS3 and KS4 Drama.

Reporting to the Director of Performing Arts, the successful applicant will deliver the KS3 Drama syllabus, which is taught in years 7, 8 and 9 and GCSE Drama, which is taught in years 10 and 11. We follow the Edexcel exam board at GCSE level and there is currently one teaching group in both year 10 and year 11.

The Drama Department benefits from two studio spaces as part of the main hall area, together with a green room facility.

Shoreham Academy has a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality productions. We are seeking to appoint an excellent and ambitious teacher with drive, commitment and passion to prepare students for / direct next year`s production. The successful applicant will also lead and develop the popular after-school drama club.

Shoreham Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore all positions in the school will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

To comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

About You

At whatever stage you are in your career, you will be committed to Drama as an active, creative and communicative subject, with a passion to explore and to develop these skills and abilities with our students, both at KS3 and at GCSE exam level in KS4.

Shoreham Academy is an Outstanding school with a highly regarded and successful Arts Faculty and you will play a significant role in developing the subject and our students’ experience of Drama.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Shoreham Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1734 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary & Sixth Form

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