Teacher of Drama

Eckington School, Sheffield, Derbyshire, S21 4GN

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    18 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Temporary to August 2023)



Teacher of Drama job summary

We are looking for an outstanding Drama teacher to join our enthusiastic and committed department. We would especially welcome applications from teachers able to deliver both Drama and Music.

This is a part time (0.6) post. However, there may be a possibility of full time dependent on the candidate.

The post start date is 1st September 2022 and will be temporary to August 2023 in the first instance, with the potential to become permanent.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and inspirational professional who is ready to develop their career in a friendly and supportive school. We would welcome applications from either a newly qualified teacher or an experienced practitioner.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across different year groups and the whole ability range. He or she will get the chance to get involved with revising schemes of work, ensuring the curriculum is engaging, and developing enrichment opportunities for all learners.

You will be a person who thrives on challenge, enjoys working with young people and is passionate about seeing them achieve.

The person we are looking for should be:

a creative and highly effective teacher, with an enthusiasm for enabling young people to achieve
self-motivating, and with excellent time-management skills;
a team player who wants to work and engage with colleagues at all levels within the school.

We would welcome any potential candidate to visit the school prior to submitting their application.

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About Eckington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1232 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Eckington School is a vibrant and rapidly improving 11-18 secondary school with 1,240 students on roll. It is set in a wonderful 42-acre site of rolling North East Derbyshire countryside, situated close to the centre of Sheffield and the Peak District National Park.

At Eckington School, we have high ambitions in all that we do, so not only do we expect students to strive to excel in their academic studies, but also to develop resilience and character, through all of school life: including exposure to wide-ranging extra-curricular activities, school trips, their studies and through their social and friendship groups. We want all of our students to leave Eckington School with a wide body of knowledge and skills and a strength of character, so they are best equipped for what comes next, and can live an exceptional life.

As part of LEAP Multi Academy Trust, “Achieving Excellence” is our overriding priority. We place students at the centre of everything we do, creating a culture of success and a love of learning which enhances students’ achievements and their personal, social and emotional development. Our ambitious and emerging Multi Academy Trust currently comprises of three secondary academies serving nearly 4000 young people, with the other two sister academies situated in Rotherham. This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious colleagues to be part of this journey.

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

We welcome visits to the school. To arrange a visit please email sharon.foster@eck.leap-mat.org.uk.

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