Teacher of Drama

Okehampton College, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (TBC)

Salary

TPS

Teacher of Drama job summary

Teacher of Drama

Start Date: September 2022

Location: Okehampton College

Salary details: TPS

Job term: Full Time, Temporary

Closing date: Friday 8 July 2022

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, highly committed and creative Teacher of Drama to join an energetic and forward-thinking Expressive Arts Faculty. You will be required to teach Drama to Key Stage 3 and possibly 4 and 5 depending on experience. The ability to teach exciting, innovative and engaging lessons (where students’ learning is the focus) is absolutely paramount. Knowledge of Pearson Edexcel GCSE and A Level an advantage. There will be a requirement to undertake cover teaching as appropriate.   

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, innovative and hardworking, and willing to contribute to our dedicated team as well as to the College as a whole. Above all they will be committed to developing high quality teaching and learning to ensure that students enjoy, are challenged by and make good progress in Drama within a safe environment. This position could have the option of being part time to teach Drama only (0.8 FTE).

This post is temporary to cover maternity absence.

This post would suit an NQT as well as a more experienced colleague looking to develop their skills within a high performing, supportive team.

We are delighted to be part of Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust which came into effect on 1st January 2018. Our Trust consists of a total of 3 secondary schools and 14 primary schools and provides further opportunity for sharing good practice and resources and for staff development.

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

For further information and to apply for this post please visit the vacancies page on our Trust website https://www.dartmoormat.org.uk/

Applying for the job

The College is set in the most beautiful surroundings: a large park, ringed by rising woodland and Dartmoor, bordered by the Okement River on one side and rolling farmland on the other.

​The buildings are a mixture of Victorian Grammar School, modern three storey central block and mid 20th century blocks. There is a recently built theatre with specialist music and practice rooms. A modern Technology and ICT building offers high class teaching and learning accommodation.

The extensive playing fields are complemented by a large all weather-pitch with flood lighting, a Sports Hall and a gym. All of this has been added to by the building of a new Sports Centre.
Principal | Craig Griffiths

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About Okehampton College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1417 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Okehampton College
The College is set in the most beautiful surroundings: a large park, ringed by rising woodland and Dartmoor, bordered by the Okement River on one side and rolling farmland on the other.

​The buildings are a mixture of Victorian Grammar School, modern three storey central block and mid 20th century blocks. There is a recently built theatre with specialist music and practice rooms. A modern Technology and ICT building offers high class teaching and learning accommodation.

The extensive playing fields are complemented by a large all weather-pitch with flood lighting, a Sports Hall and a gym. All of this has been added to by the building of a new Sports Centre.
Principal | Craig Griffiths

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