Teacher of Dance / Musical Theatre - Maternity Cover

The Canterbury Academy, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8QA

11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    16 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 Year

Full-time equivalent salary

AT1 - AT9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required January 2023, however an earlier start may be possible.

We are seeking an outstanding, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Dance and Musical Theatre to join our very successful and expanding school.

This post could suit a newly or recently qualified teacher. We are looking for a specialist who can teach to KS5.

The successful applicant will be hard working, creative and innovative with the ability to inspire young people to achieve in all aspects of the curriculum.

If you share our passion for ensuring high standards for all, if you believe that “every learner matters" and have the ambition to help maximise opportunities for young people in our school, we would very much like to hear from you.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.

Further details about the post are available from the school: recruitment@canterbury.kent.sch.uk


What the school offers its staff

The Canterbury Academy Trust provides a variety of services ‘to improve the life chances of children and help the community’. These include: City View Pre-School and Nurseries Ltd; The Canterbury Primary School; a Specialist Resourced Based Provision for primary ASD pupils; The Canterbury Academy, which has expanded to take an additional form of entry; a Specialist Resourced Based Provision for secondary Speech and Language students; The Cullum Centre, in partnership with The National Autistic Society; The Sixth Form, Enterprise and Employability Centre, which includes one of the largest Sixth Forms in Kent; The Canterbury Youth Commission, The Ashford Youth Commission, and area wide Inclusion and Engagement Service and Professional Learning and Community Centre with café.

The Canterbury Academy Trust consists of ‘schools for all the talents’. We believe that every learner matters and that every child is good at something that all children walk with genius and that school should be the place where children discover and build upon their own individual talents.

We believe in the comprehensive ideal. We believe that all students should be valued. We believe that academic excellence is important but that there are also other important things. We believe that art, music, drama, sport, practical skills, being a good person, caring for working with others are all valuable. We believe in team work and that all students should have pride in themselves and their contribution to their school.

Our aim is to provide ‘as much as possible, as often as possible, for as many as possible’. We believe that education, learning can be fun. At the end of their time with us we aim for all students to leave as happy, positive, confident individuals, proud of what they have achieved, prepared to be life-long learners ready to play an active and constructive part in society.


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. A satisfactory DBS disclosure must be presented to the Academy before any employment can commence. In line with KCSIE guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, The Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found, concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children, will be discussed at the interview stage.

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About The Canterbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The Canterbury Academy creates ‘a wealth of opportunity’ and allows us to offer 'as much as possible, as often as possible, for as many as possible'. Our simple aim is to ‘improve the life chances of children and to help in the community’.

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