Job summary:We are accepting expressions of interest from Teachers of Drama.Teacher of DramaWoolwich RoadBexleyheath, KENT, DA6 7DAUnited KingdomMain Pay Range - Upper Pay Range (Outer London Weighting)AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET BenefitsSalary negotiable dependent upon experiencePermanent, Full TimeECTs welcomeSeptember 2023Bexleyheath Academy is growing at unprecedented rates. The number of first-choice preferences for Year 7 has increased by 112% in the last three years, and the Academy has grown by over 30% in all other year groups. Bexleyheath Academy is the comprehensive school of choice in the London Borough of Bexley.As a school of choice within the local community, we seek talented, passionate and dedicated teachers across all departments who will join our team to ensure that our students lead remarkable lives.Bexleyheath Academy is a non-selective comprehensive situated in the heartland of Kent grammar schools. When inspectors visited Bexleyheath Academy in July 2021, they said that the Academy had "transformed" and that "there is a positive atmosphere in classes and around the school". Inspectors also noted that the school "has completely changed" and have confirmed in their report that Bexleyheath Academy is officially a 'Good' school in all areas.Inspectors commented that pupils are "polite, friendly and considerate" and "actively demonstrate the school value 'be big-hearted'."Bexleyheath has been on an incredible journey of improvement, from Special Measures, 'Inadequate' in all areas, to our current status as a 'Good' school. We have a fantastic team of friendly, happy staff who have worked hard to realise that transformation.In terms of the broader school, we recognise that teaching and leading is a demanding career, and we aim to ensure that staff who have chosen to join the profession are supported as they can be. We have a zero-tolerance approach to anything that interrupts learning.
Any position in education is inevitably laden with values and ideals, and we are a school built on shared ownership of these. We wish to give our students the very best start that we can in life and, through hard work and determination, we hope that these values and ideals start to take shape as something recognisable in the futures that we help build.Should you wish to find out more about what we do or would like to talk to the Principal, Joseph Sparks, directly, then please feel free to do so usingClosing date: Monday March 20th 2023Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and expressions of interest will be considered upon receipt.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.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. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.DownloadsSafer Recruitment Statement Vision BrochureTeacher JD_PS.pdfWe are looking for passionate teachers who really enjoy teaching, and we can be flexible on subject specialism for the right people.At Bexleyheath, we prioritise our staff's well-being and fiercely protect that work/life balance. Due to our approach, we have excellent staff retention rates.
Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
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