Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subjects

Drama, Music

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours from Mon-Fri

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Sep 2024 - 31 Aug 2025

Pay scale

Main / Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Fixed Term Teacher of Music and Drama, to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve. This teacher will be in post for the academic year 2024/25 to provide maternity cover.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to inspire our students through your passion for the subject and ensuring that our students develop a depth and love of Music and Drama and achieve beyond their own expectations.

Main responsibilities

  • To promote the general progress and wellbeing of all students reporting concerns to the appropriate staff member
  • To ensure that students experience an educational programme that is personalised to their needs, developing their skills and abilities
  • To actively contribute to the review, evaluation and development of effective Programmes of Study, Schemes of Work, teaching materials, methods of teaching and methods of assessment in line with school and national policy
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress, and attainment of students in line with school policy
  • To participate fully in the performance management of yourself and other staff in line with the school policy
  • To actively review and evaluate your own performance and quality of teaching

Key skills and experience

  • Thorough subject knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments
  • To show understanding of the urban educational setting
  • To be an excellent classroom practitioner consistently delivering Good / Outstanding lessons
  • To be able to plan and organise themselves effectively
  • Demonstrate a collaborative, team working approach focused on improvement and supporting the vision, values and objectives of the organisation

What the school offers its staff

Working for us

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as a declaration of support to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership of Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24-hour support
  • access to Cyclescheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
  • We’rehappy to talk flexible workingwhere possible to help employees achieve a healthy work life balance.

The closing date for applications is 19 June 2024 at midday and interviews will take place shortly thereafter.

Further details about the role

Applying to work for us

Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete, you must provide information on all employment since leaving full time education and an explanation for any gaps. We cannot accept CV's.We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the planned closing date.

Please note that guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.Whilst we offer flexibility where possible, we acknowledge that certain roles require a specific environment or on-site presence to meet operational requirements.

Safeguarding Children

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Equality Statement

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

If you would prefer to request an application pack by email or post, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 527 7953 or via e-mail atjobs@prospere.org.uk

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Chorlton High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1503 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 527 7953

Chorlton High School is a rapidly developing, diverse and innovative academy with an excellent academic record. We are a mixed, multi-cultural and multi-faith school catering for students aged 11-16 and are proud to be at the heart of our local community with strong, effective links with local Primary Schools, Sixth Form providers, Further Education colleges and local businesses. Our Ofsted reports (2011, 2016, 2021) highlight many ‘Outstanding’ features along with the school’s resolute focus on nurturing, supporting and inspiring all of its students.

Chorlton High School is a special place. We strive to ensure that all students, at every age and ability level, have an excellent foundation for future success in all aspects of their lives.

Facilities in all curriculum areas are outstanding this enables students to access learning experiences of the highest quality on a daily basis. Chorlton High School's talented, dedicated and diligent team of staff, who make creativity, happiness and success central to every student’s daily experience.

The school’s academic transformation and upward trajectory is a credit to the relentless commitment of students, parents and staff. We work closely with students at an individual level to ensure the fulfilment of their academic potential whilst providing rich and diverse cultural and social experiences. We are proud of our students, past and present, who leave us as well-rounded, confident and respectful citizens.

Excellent teaching and learning is at the heart of all that we do. Our ambitious, imaginative and cutting edge practice provides exemplary experiences and outcomes for our students. As a designated Teaching School we share our innovative strategies regularly across the city, region and in the national arena to promote achievement and excellence for all. Chorlton High School is rapidly gaining recognition as a centre of educational excellence both locally and nationally.

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