Head of Drama / Drama Teacher Haberdashers Abraham Darby, Telford, Shropshire

Job description

This post is required from 1st September 2020 and salary is negotiable commensurate with experience. We would also welcome applications from candidates who are looking for a part-time post.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and committed Head of Drama / teacher of Drama to teach across the age range 11-18. The successful candidate will join a highly committed Performing Arts team dedicated to raising achievement and transforming learning.

We welcome colleagues who relish sharing their skills and ideas, and want to contribute to the development of the department and the Academy as a whole.

The successful applicant will be extremely well organised, energetic and willing to 'go the extra mile'. They will be focused on the attainment of all pupils, accepting no excuses for under achievement. A commitment to extra-curricular and curriculum enrichment activities is essential.

We would love to hear from you if you are:
Passionate about drama.
Can build positive and productive working relationships with staff, pupils and parents.
Can deliver a creative and innovative approach to teaching.
Committed to making learning a challenging, exciting and worthwhile activity for our youngsters.
Enjoy working with young people, with high expectations and can unlock potential
Ambitious and welcome professional development opportunities.
Have a good sense of humour
Work well in a team.

Haberdashers' Abraham Darby is an 11-18 mixed school which opened in 2008. We are part of the Haberdashers' Adams’ Federation linked with Haberdashers’ Adams in Newport. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge. Moving into a new state of the art, technology rich building in July 2012, our facilities and working environment are excellent.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree in drama/performing arts
A level Drama
GCSE Maths and English

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Qualified Drama teacher - see application pack on website for further details

Employee benefits

• A friendly and supportive environment
• The opportunity to work with motivated students, supportive parents and dedicated staff
• A location close to main line railway services, road networks and M54 and M6 motorways
• The opportunity to be part of the Haberdashers' Adams' Federation Trust (HAFT), with links to Haberdashers’ Adams Grammar School in Newport
• Opportunity to work in a new state of the art school building
• Regular CPD opportunities
• Internal promotional opportunities
• Our own free staff carpark
• Dedicated staff work bases
• Dedicated staffroom including free tea and coffee facilities
• Free flu vaccinations
• Discounted membership at the adjourning leisure complex, with swimming pool and gym
• Staff social clubs
• Opportunities to become involved in Sport, Performing Arts and other recreational activities
• Promoting staff well-being


About Haberdashers Abraham Darby

Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is a vibrant, 11-18 mixed school which opened as a new Academy in September 2008 as part of the Haberdashers’ Adams’ Federation Trust; a thriving partnership with Haberdashers’ Adams school in Newport. A focus on traditional values and high expectations is resulting in rapidly rising standards and popularity as a school of first choice. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge. We moved into our new state of the art building in July 2012 and both pupils and staff are benefitting from a 21st century ICT rich learning environment and a superb leisure complex.

Address
Ironbridge Road, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5HX
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Haberdashers Abraham Darby website (opens in a new window)