• Expected start date

    7 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Dance, Drama
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity cover)

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding committed teacher of Drama with Dance to join a small and successful department to ensure that every student makes outstanding progress and attains highly.

Manningtree High School is a popular, successful, semi rural secondary school with a strong community feel. We are a mixed, fully comprehensive school serving the local area and work closely with primary and post-16 partners as well as other local secondary schools. The school is set in a pleasant location only 10 miles from the centre of Colchester and close to the Suffolk border. We currently have around 890 11-16 students on roll.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and dedicated teacher to cover maternity leave from September 2021. The Drama Department at Manningtree consists of a Head of Department and one other full-time teacher.
Drama and Dance are taught in a large purpose built Performing Arts block. This brand new building consists of a drama studio and a large activity studio.

We are part of Alpha Multi Academy Trust which has a sixth form provision.

Our students are well behaved and motivated and examination results are very good.

Drama is a popular subject at Manningtree with good exam results.

As a school, alongside academic success, we emphasise the importance of developing the whole person and developing a tremendous sense of community spirit.

If you are ambitious and keen to see young people succeed then please apply.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
To arrange a visit, please contact Carol Sinclair, Director of Operations at the school.

Closing date: 9am 10th May 2021. Interviews will take place the same week. We reserve the right to close this early if suitable applications are received.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
850 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01206 399624

About Manningtree High School

Manningtree High School is a warm and welcoming learning community. We are ambitious for our students staff. The school situated close to areas of natural beauty on the Essex/Suffolk border. have comprehensive intake who travel from wide area around: we consistently oversubscribed. continuous improvement teaching important us want recruit staff love their profession energised by helping young people gain knowledge skills. Our well behaved enjoy belonging MHS. Pastoral care real strength. was last inspected in 2018 ‘Good’ status confirmed. continued develop strengths curriculum delivery, design assessment since then. On 1st September 2019 became member Alpha Trust, joining Gilberd School, Colchester County Girls, Home Farm Primary planned Trinity that Multi Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Manningtree High School

Contact Carol Sinclair at the school to arrange a visit

School location

Colchester Road, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2BW

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