Deputy Director of English, Media and Drama

John Mason School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1JB

This job expired on 24 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

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Contract type



MPS/UPS (if post threshold) plus TLR 2(2)

Deputy Director of English, Media and Drama job summary

Deputy Director of English, Media and Drama

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold) plus TLR 2(2)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 24th May at 9.00 am
Interview Date: ASAP after closing date
Start date: September 2022

The English and Media faculty at John Mason School is collaborative, supportive and aspirational. We offer a curriculum that is knowledge rich and committed to celebrating diversity, ensuring all students can thrive in an environment that is academically challenging and inclusive. Leaders in the department work to ensure positive staff wellbeing and manageable workload.

Applications are invited from reflective, motivated and inspiring practitioners to help lead a successful team of teachers from September 2022. The successful candidate will take responsibility for leading an aspect of the faculty to be agreed. Experience of teaching Media, Film Studies and or Drama is desirable.

If you believe in supporting all students to thrive and want to work as part of a collaborative, supportive and aspirational team, we encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will be:
• passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
• committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
• able to inspire, support and develop staff.
• a role model for our students and staff.
• committed to professional development

In return we will offer you:
• a comprehensive programme of professional development
• the satisfaction of being part of a friendly, supportive and reflective team
• well-resourced schemes of learning that will reduce workload
• students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations.
• excellent care and support for all staff.

If you would like more information about the faculty, email Sally Butler, Head of English and Media sally.butler@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk
An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1058 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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