Teacher of Drama

Helston Community College, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8NR

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

MPS - UPS [Dependent on experience] / £25,715 - £41,605

Actual salary

£15,429 - £24,963

Teacher of Drama job summary

Required from September 2022 - Teacher of Drama
0.6 FTE / Permanent

Helston Community College, part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, are looking for a dynamic, inspirational teacher to join our successful Creative Arts Faculty from September 2022. Applicants must be passionate about learning, creative in the classroom and believe that all students can achieve.

The ideal candidate will:
• Have the vision to fully develop and support the Drama Department;
• Be an inspirational communicator and have the skills to both challenge and encourage students to achieve their potential;
• Be a committed team player;
• Have the ability to think creatively and encourage student engagement.

The successful candidate will engage and enthuse students and be committed to raising standards of attainment in Drama. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of teaching and learning within the Faculty, and will have the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range at KS3, KS4 and Post 16. Both ECTs and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.
There is an annual large College production that the successful candidate would be required to support, which often means lunchtimes and after College. There is an expectation the successful candidate would be prepared to offer enrichment activities to students alongside this production. All of this gives every student the chance to experience and builds engagement in the Performing Arts developing confidence and a sense of inclusion that is vital for success across the whole College curriculum.

We are committed to promoting aspiration, encouraging ambition and ensuring achievement within a values-driven ethos.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to having a workforce that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.

Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, which can be found via the following link : https://www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk/web/policies/318090

Applying for the job

There is a wealth of information about the College and the Trust available online, and we recommend that you review what is available via the College website: www. helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Applications can be emailed direct to recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on an application form will be considered.

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Supporting documents

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About Helston Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01326 572685

At Helston Community College, our students matter: each one an individual, valued and appreciated. We are ambitious for all of our students and are committed to providing a learning experience that consists of high challenge combined with appropriate support, and effective teaching in a safe and disciplined environment.

Our College is a place where doors of opportunity are opened for young people, and we encourage them to make the most of every opportunity that comes their way. We provide a diverse curriculum, allowing students to develop knowledge, skills and talents in a broad range of subject areas. We challenge students’ thinking and encourage them to learn from setbacks, so that they become resilient learners who can respond effectively to future challenges. We urge our students to believe in themselves, to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development, and to work hard so that they achieve their very best.

Helston Community College is part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, which was established on 1st June 2017. The College's ethos and work is under-pinned by the co-operative values: self–help, self-responsibility, equity, equality, democracy and solidarity; and the co-operative ethical principles: honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. The Trust works together to improve and enhance opportunities for all young people in the local community.

Arranging a visit to Helston Community College
If you would like any further details then please contact Angela Atkinson, HR Manager via email: aatkinson@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

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