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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Drama, Music

Working pattern

Full time: Standard teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6 or UPS1 to UPS3

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

•Able to teach Drama and Music to KS4 •Substantial secondary school teaching experience •Use of performance data to track student progress and monitor achievement. •Proven track record of raising educational standards •Can motivate students at all levels of ability, thus ensuring that all students fully access the Performing Arts curriculum •Will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with an excellent track record of progress and results •Ability to inspire, demonstrate and support the highest of expectations for all •Ability to motivate and inspire others; both colleagues and students •Positive student behaviour management skills •Excellent communication and interpersonal skills •Will have knowledge of the National Curriculum, GCSE and A-Level specifications •Will demonstrate high level communication and literacy skills •Has keen organisational, time-management and multi tasking skills •Has strategies for raising achievement •

What the school offers its staff

•Providing talent development opportunities: Habs Institute, the professional learning arm of the Trust, is committed to the development of all our staff and departments. •Haberdashers’ Advantage: our relationship with the Haberdashers Company ensures that working for the Trust is a truly exceptional and unique experience •Offering flexible working: We are able to consider flexible and family- friendly working opportunities. •Pensions: when you join the Trust you will be enrolled onto a Teaching or Local Government pension scheme •Supporting your health and wellbeing: All our employees have free access to a 24-hour confidential counselling service. •Perks and discounts through Perkbox: All our staff have access employee benefits, recognition and wellbeing via the Perkbox platform. • •Season ticket travel loans & Ride2Work scheme: Get help with travel through a travel ticket loan or help with buying a bike •Computer Loan Scheme & Microsoft Office: Purchase hardware or software at a discounted rate •Discounts: Enjoy money off with a range of suppliers including Apple and O2 •Actively promoting equality and diversity: We are committed to promoting an equal and inclusive community and attracting a diverse range of candidates. •Join us on our journey: over the next five years we will bring our mission to life with our strategic vision of ‘every school an excellent school’

Further details about the role

Are you a passionate and experienced music/drama educator? We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Head of Performing Arts to join our team. If you are passionate about the arts and have a proven track record of leading a department, we want to hear from you.

At Crayford Academy we believe in the transformative power of the performing arts, and we are looking for a Head of department who shares our vision.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Haberdashers' Crayford Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary school

School location

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