Head of Drama (Maternity Cover) Wood Green School, Witney, Oxfordshire

Job description

Wood Green is looking for a dynamic leader and outstanding teacher to lead our highly successful Drama department to cover maternity leave from January 2020. The Drama department obtains very impressive results and attracts large numbers at A Level. The post holder will have a track record of teaching successfully at all key stages.

This is a very exciting time for Wood Green. Our strong reputation and results improving year-on-year have led to a rapid rise in student applications. We believe strongly in a culture of mutual respect and strong relationships, demonstrated in our Behaviour Policy built on restorative principles and everything is underpinned by our LearnWELL values.

The right candidate:
Applications are welcome for the position of an enthusiastic and talented Head of Drama to lead our highly successful, forward looking department.
• You will be a talented teacher with a passion for Drama
• You will show the ability to inspire students of all ages and abilities
• You will have high expectations of yourself and students and be committed to your professional development
• You will be committed to playing a full role in the development of the Drama Department and the wider school
• There may be leadership responsibilities for the suitable candidate

Wood Green can offer:
• A Drama Department that achieves consistently good outcomes and has a drive to improve from year 7 through to A level.
• Students who thrive on good relationships with staff and who enjoy Drama
• Development opportunities for staff, collaborating with teachers within school, across the West Oxfordshire Learning Partnership and the prestigious Challenge Partners Network
• A school committed to enabling every student to achieve the very best they can with supportive colleagues and a constant focus on enhancing teaching and learning.

Essential educational requirements

A drama related degree and QTS certificate

Essential qualifications

A drama related degree and QTS certificate

Essential skills and experience

Can teach Drama to KS4 and KS5

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2 (2) - currently £4530


About Wood Green School

Wood Green is an over subscribed 11-18 Academy school in the thriving town of Witney, 10 miles west of Oxford. Our strong reputation and results improving year on year have led to a rapid rise in student applications. We believe strongly in a culture of mutual respect and strong relationships, and everything is underpinned by our LEARNWell values.

Address
Woodstock Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1DX
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Wood Green School website (opens in a new window)