Teacher in charge of Drama

Shirley High School Performing Arts College, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5EF

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

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MPS/UPS & TLR 2a £2,873

Teacher in charge of Drama job summary

MPS/UPS & TLR 2a £2,873
Required for September 2022

Shirley High School is a proud multicultural school with an established reputation of integrity and excellence. Our school is at the heart of a vibrant and diverse community, with our students benefiting from our fabulous site and leafy surroundings. Along with our clear values and ethos this helps to create a positive learning environment for both students and staff. We also benefit from excellent transport links to London and the surrounding areas plus a full refurbished onsite fitness suite and ample free parking.

We have high expectations in all we do and believe that all our students can be the best in the world at whatever they decide to pursue through their hard work, determination, leadership and compassion. We strive for excellence through our broad curriculum and our wide range of extra-curricular opportunities whilst also ensuring that both students and staff are developed both in and out of the classroom.

As a school, we are totally committed to ensuring that all students can access, engage and more importantly enjoy Drama. We understand the importance of Drama in allowing students to progress in their educational journey and provide the resources for our departments to achieve these aims. We have redesigned our curriculum and want talented teachers to join us on this exciting journey as we pursue local and national success. We are currently looking for a dynamic and motivated teacher that has passion and enthusiasm for Drama with progression opportunities within Pastoral and Head of Year. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that believes in our vision and values, to work in a school that is excellently resourced and fully committed to developing staff to fulfil their teaching and learning potential.

We are looking for someone who:

• is a teacher that is dedicated, professionally and passionately demonstrates their classroom talent;
• has the skills to work across different departments to help improve student performance;
• is able to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge;
• is motivated and enthusiastic;
• has the energy to build on recent GCSE results and will help to drive forward high quality post 16 provision;
• is resourceful and innovative;
• actively want to develop their teaching qualities;
• has first rate communication and organisational skills;
• has the potential to lead teams and develop staff.

We offer excellent working conditions with key benefits that include:

• Cycle to Work scheme;
• Significant departmental investment;
• Staff Mentoring;
• Staff car park on site;
• Fitness Suite (newly refurbished);
• A strong focus on the professional development of all staff within our school;
• A staff wellbeing programme.

Should you genuinely believe you have the skills to perform this role to the highest possible standards and are truly passionate about joining us on our journey then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact us to arrange a tour of the school or speak with the Principal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. More information can be downloaded from our website www.shirley.croydon.sch.uk

Full details/application form available from: www.shirley.croydon.sch.uk. Completed application forms can be sent via email to: office@shirley.croydon.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 16 May 2022

Address: Shirley Church Road Croydon CR0 5EF
Tel: 020 8656 9755
Web: www.shirley.croydon.sch.uk
Email: office@shirley.croydon.sch.uk
Principal: Mr T Myton

Shirley High School is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales. Company No. 7837778. Registered Office: Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Shirley, Croydon, CR0 5EF

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About Shirley High School Performing Arts College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
982 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

11-18 Co-educational Secondary School

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