Teacher of Drama Glenthorne High School, Sutton, Surrey

Job description

Teacher of Drama

Required for January 2020

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Drama teacher who is creative, enthusiastic, dynamic and committed to joining our experienced team of outstanding teachers. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to academic excellence and help to embrace our mantra of “Achievement for All”, plan and deliver high quality lessons and be committed to achieving excellent results for students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. Teaching will be across KS3 and KS4, with opportunities available for teaching at KS5.

For further details and to submit your application please email: spi@glenthorne.sutton.sch.uk

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight, Sunday 20th October 2019

Glenthorne High School is part of the Willow Learning Trust and is a National Teaching School with a specialism in the arts. The school is a mixed comprehensive academy with over 1500 pupils, which has been judged 'outstanding' in all areas by OFSTED. This is a genuine opportunity to join a popular school and become an integral part of the academy's continuing success.

The Willow Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children. We expect all staff to share this commitment and hold an enhanced DBS disclosure.​​​​​​​

Safer Recruitment

Glenthorne High School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children. All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities

At Glenthorne High School, we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.

Essential educational requirements

1. UK Qualified Teacher status for teaching secondary education as recognised by the DfE.
2. Graduate in Drama, or related subject, with a good degree.

Essential qualifications

Ability to teach at least good lessons and to engage pupils across the age and ability range, and to ensure they are suitably challenged.

Essential skills and experience

Proven classroom management skills.

Potential to teach good lessons and to engage pupils across the age and ability range including A’level.

High expectations of pupils’ work, attitude and behaviour.

Understanding of Drama links with other areas of the curriculum.

A good working knowledge of ICT systems and applications in the classroom.

Ability to prioritise and set personal targets.

Willingness and ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities.

Ability to assume a form tutor role.


About Glenthorne High School

Address
Sutton Common Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 9PS
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Glenthorne High School website (opens in a new window)