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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 – £43,685 (MPS/UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated teacher of Performing Arts, to include Drama and Music. We seek an outstanding practitioner with an infectious passion for their subject and specialist subject knowledge to join us at Granville Academy. You will be part of a wider Creative Team and will receive excellent support and opportunities for development within the Academy and across the Trust.

You must be confident in the delivery of both areas at KS3 and a specialism at KS4. You must have the ambition and dedication to continue to support the development of the curriculum and wider curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching. You will be able to support the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about your specialist subject, recognise the importance and impact that this area of the curriculum has on a student’s wider life, on their ability to be responsible, moral global citizens; ready to take their place in a tolerant and diverse world, confident and well informed to articulate and engage in debate and community life. Your input will be invaluable and must aim to inspire students within and beyond your specialism.

What the school offers its staff

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be an ‘Employer of Choice’ and is committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Leader’s listen to all stakeholders and are proactive in looking after our best resource - our staff. We are proactive in ensuring a work life balance is maintained offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Further details about the role

We are passionate about the Arts at Granville, and as such, they form a central part of our broad and balanced curriculum. We aim to instil a love of performance, whilst inspiring self-confidence, discipline and respect of the Creative Arts. We believe that studying the Arts enriches students' lives and provides opportunities for them to develop essential skills, such as creativity, empathy, self-confidence, as well as encouraging them to think about and connect more deeply with the world around them.

The Creative Arts Faculty is staffed by specialist teachers in Music, Art and Drama. We have a Drama Studio, green room, bespoke music room, art room and school stage on which we host musical and theatrical productions.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.
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About Granville Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
800 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01283 216765

One of the key strengths of the Academy is the positive relationships between staff and students. We have a friendly, respectful and harmonious environment. We are truly inclusive and will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Within our school community, students and staff are known, valued, developed and supported to be successful. We believe that every member of our community has the right to feel safe; tolerance, respect and fairness underpin the fabric of our ethos and are promoted through traditional British values such as treating each other with respect and being courteous and polite. We have a strong commitment to helping and encouraging our students to make a positive contribution to their community. Granville is at the heart of the Woodville community, and we take every opportunity to be involved in joint events and projects and are developing strong links with community stakeholders and external parties. The successful candidate will be keen to support this to address issues within a global, national and local context. Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. At Granville Academy, we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and futures every day. If you share this commitment and if you are passionate about young people, their opportunities and their life chances, we are the academy for you!

Arranging a visit to Granville Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@deferrerstrust.com.

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