This job expired on 29 November 2023

  • Start date details

    Immediate start, January or April 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR 1 -6 – UPS3 (fringe)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Holy Trinity School wish to appoint to the post of Part Time Teacher of Performing Arts (0.8), specialising in Drama. This post presents a good opportunity for an early career teacher or established practitioner to join a successful department, and to develop their career in a good school.

Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to the teaching of Drama at GCSE and Performing Arts at KS5. We require practitioners who have the enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to this motivated and successful team. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching across the 11-18 range. Experience of, or the potential to teach Cambridge Technicals Performing Arts at KS5 is desirable, as is a commitment to extra-curricular Drama and Performing Arts. Please visit our Performing Arts Academy website for more details of KS5 courses offered https://www.htsperformingartsacademy.co.uk/ Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to excellent teaching and learning; to securing good or better outcomes for students; to developing student potential and skills from KS3 onwards, and to promoting the study of the subject at GCSE and KS5.

We require a candidate who:

  • Has high expectations of students, and is committed to maximising rates of progress
  • Is able to teach Drama successfully across Key Stages 3 and 4
  • Is enthusiastic, innovative and shares good practise
  • Has the ability to teach KS5 Performing Arts

Time tables are always created to maximise the specialisms of the professional but there may be occasions where you are required to teach an additional subject to your primary and secondary subjects across ages 11 to 18. Relevant support will be offered.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • a starting salary and salary progression in line with the school’s policies on Pay and Appraisal;
  • engagement of all teaching staff in the HITSprogrammeto enhance ourteachingandlearningin the classroom.
  • professional learning is delivered for all stages of career development and supported through the LA and universities e.g. a mentoring programme for ECTs; a comprehensive induction, and a good programme of CPL.
  • We have begun an innovative learning project aimed to improve engagement of students and wellbeing of staff. Currently, all students in Years 7,8,12 & 13 have been given an iPad to aid their learning. Year’s 9-11 will be rolled out subsequently. All staff, on joining the school, are provided with both an iPad and a laptop and training in Microsoft 365 software to enable the use of these devices in lessons where appropriate
  • A supportive, collegiate culture where your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential. We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career. The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey.

This is an excellent Church of England Voluntary Aided 11-18 mixed Comprehensive School where we pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. The post offers an unmissable opportunity for candidates wishing to make a positive impact on student and team progress, and who are able to provide innovative ideas to achieve this goal.

We are seeking candidates who will commit to upholding our values and ethos as a faith school; however, applicants do not need to be a practising Christian.

Further details about the role

Application forms and details about the post are attached/ on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk/Vacancies/. All enquiries and completed application forms should be sent to hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk by the closing date or earlier.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview.An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1320 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 423690

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