4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter / September

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The ability to analyse performance accurately and to articulate reasons behind successful achievement and poor performance
  • A thorough understanding of the Health and Safety legislation and Risk Prevention associated with Performing Arts
  • Ability to communicate effectively and model high standards of literacy to our studentsEvidence of success in professional development across career to date
  • Appropriate educational and professional qualifications the role
  • A track record of achievement in raising standards and delivering improvements in results
  • Evidence of the ability to develop excellent relationships with young people and adults
  • Successful experience of using target setting, data analysis and curriculum innovation to improve performance
  • Experience in analysis of need in planning and implementing development initiatives for staff
  • A thorough understanding of school leadership and school improvement needed to achieve outstanding student progress and personal development
  • Knowledge of current education legislation, national strategies, trends and innovation

What the school offers its staff

  • Work with a subject network of five secondary academies to discuss and share curriculum and teaching ideas
  • Make links with colleagues in our five Primary academies, to develop a shared knowledge of a curriculum that works from EYFS up to Year 13
  • Develop your leadership through our Leadership Academy, learning from established leaders from across the Trust
  • Have access to the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub, that is based at Brooke Weston Academy
  • Get free breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee through our inhouse catering. All Trust staff benefit from this.

Further details about the role

We teach an engaging Music and Drama curriculum and believe strongly in teaching performing arts through immersive activities. Students are encouraged to celebrate their own diversity, and to embrace the arts from a wide variety of traditions. We are proud to teach creative, enthusiastic students who thrive on encouragement and opportunities. Performance opportunities are growing and are highly supported by the whole school and attended by SLT.

The Drama department have a dedicated black box studio, as well as frequently using the theatre space with modular staging and lighting rig available in both spaces.

The Music department is housed in its own purpose-built area with practise rooms, storage, and well-equipped classrooms. We have use of a full samba kit, a class set of West African drums and a class set of ukuleles, as well as two drum kits, three electric pianos and numerous guitars available for the students to play. Our second classroom comprises of a MAC suite with MIDI keyboards, and access to Garageband and Logic Pro software.

We also have access to a technician who supports the Performing Arts subjects across our Trust secondary schools and can be used to support live or recorded performances.

Supported by Senior leaders with Performing Arts Specialisms, you will be given all the freedom you need to be creative, and you will be working with students who – within the context of a technical school- thrive with the opportunity to express themselves. We welcome applicants with a teaching specialism in Drama and can offer you the next step in your career and give the opportunity to be both developed and challenged, wherever you are in your career path.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org

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About Corby Technical School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
953 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01536 213100

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