Head of Performing Arts Brookfield Community School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Job description

Head of Performing Arts
Teachers pay scale: M1 – U3
£24,372 to £40,490 plus Redhill TLR 2a (£6,829)
Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: June 2020

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of Performing Arts who is a subject specialist in either Drama, Music or both. The ability to teach to A Level is desirable.

Brookfield Community School is a large 11-18 Academy with 1110 students on roll situated on the Western edge of Chesterfield and next to the Peak District National Park. We have talented staff, committed and enthusiastic students, strong local partnerships and a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting opportunities for students. We became part of the Redhill Academy Trust on 1st March 2019. The Redhill Trust’s core purpose of raising student achievement is reflected in its values, ethos and working practices. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding Trust.
The Redhill Academy is also the lead school for the Redhill Teaching School Alliance, comprising of over 30 schools with a range of ages and abilities.

For further information regarding this post, please contact Mrs Ros Mason on 01246 568115 or by email to r.mason@brookfield.derbyshire.sch.uk or to request an application form, please contact Mrs Gillian Rhodes on g.rhodes@brookfield.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively please visit our Academy website.

Brookfield Community School is committed to safeguarding children practices. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Closing Date: Noon on Friday 6th March 2020
Interviews to be held: w/c Monday 9th March 2020

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status.
An Honours Degree.
Evidence of appropriate professional development / a willingness to undertake additional qualifications if necessary

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.
An Honours Degree.
Evidence of appropriate professional development / a willingness to undertake additional qualifications if necessary

Essential skills and experience

The ability to demonstrate an understanding of:
Curriculum development.
Pastoral and Staff development
Administration
Financial management
Understanding of departmental development planning and monitoring
Contributions to the development of a professional staff team through collaborative working
Knowledge of Educational Legislation as it relates to the Performing Arts
Knowledge of educational issues, including:
National Curriculum and curriculum change
Teaching and Learning strategies
ARR
Target setting
Inspection
Strategies to raise the attainment of students

Employee benefits

TLR 2a (£6,829)


About Brookfield Community School

Address
Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 3NS
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Brookfield Community School website (opens in a new window)