Drama Teacher

John Ferneley College, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1LH

This job expired on 2 October 2022

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,714 - £41,604 (Teachers MPS to UPS)

Drama Teacher job summary

Teacher of Drama

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you have the passion and talent for Drama and want to work hard to ignite this in our young people, then you will fit right into our friendly team!

If this sounds like you then we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic qualified teacher on a permanent, part time (hours to be agreed) basis to commence as soon as possible to join our successful Drama Department here at John Ferneley College.

The salary will be dependent on experience but will follow either the Teacher Main scale or Upper pay range

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a highly supportive and extremely successful team.

We are looking for a passionate, well-qualified and conscientious Drama teacher, with a commitment to continuing professional development, to join our outstanding Drama Department. The post is suitable for either a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced teacher. You would be required to teach Drama at KS3 and 4.

How does our curriculum work?

  • as a vehicle to improving social mobility for the town of Melton Mowbray
  • regardless of starting points, all students access an aspirational and knowledge-rich curriculum
  • all students study Humanities to GCSE and the vast majority will study a language over their 5 secondary years
  • in addition to core curriculum, students are offered a wide range of option subjects
  • we have a clear focus on transition between primary and secondary (as part of our Trust)
  • we are highly committed to offering all students the opportunity to take part in a wide range of enrichment activities, through sport, performance and outdoor and adventurous activities

Working with us will give you:

  • an opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic team with a ‘can do’ attitude to securing life chances for children
  • an environment with moral purpose at its heart
  • an invitation to work with primary feeder schools
  • a climate that takes seriously the wellbeing of its very much valued teaching team
  • a comprehensive wellbeing package of benefits
  • a sensible approach to teacher workload
  • an opportunity to indulge in your subject specialisms and passion for teaching
  • opportunities to develop your career within our growing Trust
  • opportunities to extend your experience across a range of academic settings
  • 1:1 support in strategic career planning
  • a culture that takes work life balance extremely seriously – including sensible approaches to marking and feedback
  • a personalised CPD programme to help you achieve all you’re capable of
  • high expectations for all students
  • high aspirations for all stakeholders

For a conversation about the role, please contact the Head of School, Natalie Teece on nteece@mowbrayeducation.org

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 2nd October 2022

Interviews: W/C 3rd October 2022

For more information about our Trust and schools and to apply for this role, please visit our website at:www.mowbrayeducation.organdwww.johnferneley.org/

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to:


Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.

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About John Ferneley College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1201 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

John Ferneley College is a 11-16 secondary academy and part of the Mowbray Education Trust.

Located in the beautiful rural market town of Melton Mowbray, we serve around 1150 students from within Melton Mowbray and beyond.

Arranging a visit to John Ferneley College

For a conversation about the role, please contact the Head of School, Natalie Teece on nteece@mowbrayeducation.org

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