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Teacher of Drama - Maternity Cover

Heritage High School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main Pay Scale

Job summary

TEACHER OF DRAMA – MATERNITY COVER

Salary: Main Pay Scale
Hours: 1 FTE
Contract term: Temporary
Start date: November 2020

The school
Heritage High School is a happy, safe and stimulating place to work and learn and it is our determination to continually improve that sets us apart from other schools. We believe that learning should be fun, challenging and stimulating and the quality of our people lies at the heart of achieving our goals.

The role
We are looking to recruit an inspirational Teacher of Drama to join Heritage High School to cover a period of maternity leave. In this role you will demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and consistently deliver inspirational lessons to our students.

The person
The successful candidate will be hard-working, dedicated and focused. We welcome applications from colleagues with the drive and commitment to consistently pursue the highest standards of student outcomes and deliver sessions with an innovative, inspiring and challenging approach. This post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher.

Why join us
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward thinking strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.
We offer:
• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.
• Free car parking.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
• The ability to request flexible working.
• Entry to a career average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

The closing date for applications is: Monday 28 September 2020 at midday

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.


We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Applying for the job

Please apply through the TES website: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/teacher-of-drama-maternity-cover-derbyshire-1353735

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 885 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Contact email alice.abbott@twocountiestrust.co.uk

About Heritage High School

Information about Heritage High School

Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of our community. Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults. We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body.
The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful. To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning.
We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings. Regular after school learning activities are offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad.
We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care.

Arranging a visit to Heritage High School

Heritage High School
Boughton Lane Clowne Derbyshire S43 4QG
01246 810259

School location

Boughton Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4QG