Innovation Leader: Drama Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich, London

Job description

We are looking for an experienced and talented Drama practitioner to join our Outstanding academy as n Innovation Leader for Drama. This is an exciting middle leadership position which would suit a highly motivated middle leader and seeking a leadership post within supportive, yet challenging, academy that can offer a future pathway to senior leadership. We are interested to hear from experienced practitioners who are looking for a part-time role or flexible return to teaching. For relevant and suitable applicants, we have the flexibility to offer part-time options and flexible working solutions which will be discussed at interview stage, or as an informal conversation with the Principal prior.

The post is available for an immediate start

Your opportunity

As a middle leader, you will have the opportunity to develop and advance your career with in an academy that is part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders. You will have unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

We are looking for someone who will:

Support the Faculty Director in continuing to deliver our vision of an outstanding, inclusive academy with the highest standards of teaching, learning and pupil progress.
Contribute to raising standards of student attainment and to monitor the effectiveness of learning and teaching within the Faculty.
What we are looking for:

The successful applicant should be passionate about their subject and want to join a rewarding and supportive academy with a highly experienced senior leadership team offering a wealth of experience, knowledge and mentoring. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to maintaining the high standards set within the academy, and share our vision that nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

QTS (or equivalent)

Essential skills and experience

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. The successful applicant will be resilient, creative and a dynamic practitioner, and must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant degree. You will be fully supported through a comprehensive Induction Programme both within and across the Harris Federation.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Inner London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

About Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is judged Outstanding by Ofsted. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2017, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.73, which places us in the top 6% of schools nationally.

Peckham Rye, London, SE22 0AT
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