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Teacher of Drama (Maternity Cover)

Hilbre High School, Wirral, Merseyside

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

Job summary


Fixed term until the return of the current postholder

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale

We are currently seeking a dynamic and inspirational teacher of Drama who can deliver outstanding results at all Key Stages. The successful candidate will have a creative approach to teaching and learning and a commitment to developing their practice, in order to ensure high quality learning experiences for all students. The Drama Department plays an important part in the cultural life of our school, as well as making a vital contribution to GCSE exam success. It is a popular subject and there is a high uptake of courses at both Key Stage 4 and 5.

In our last inspection, we were judged by Ofsted to be ‘good’ in all areas. We offer a friendly, supportive working environment, which values talented, committed staff and offers excellent professional development opportunities. We are highly committed to managing teacher workload and offer a fortnightly home-based PPA session to all teaching staff. We welcome applications from both experienced practitioners and from NQTs, for who the school runs a comprehensive induction programme.

Hilbre High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All details are available to download from our website www.hilbre.wirral.sch.uk. An application form and letter of application must be completed for eligibility to the post and are returnable to the Headteacher, Mr Mark Bellamy either by post or by e-mail to schooloffice@hilbre.wirral.sch.uk. All electronic applications will be acknowledged (no agencies please).

Closing Date: Monday 18th January 2021, 9am

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1115 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Hilbre High School

Hilbre is a hard-working, lively academy where we believe that learning is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for all our students. We pride ourselves in recognising the varied and individual needs of our students and the broad, balanced education we provide, both in and outside the classroom, ensures our students can leave school with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to contribute confidently in today’s ever changing world.

At Hilbre High School Humanities College, you will find an 11-18 academy with just over one thousand students on roll. We are an academy which genuinely welcomes people into a partnership with a shared aim; to achieve the most we possibly can, both academically and socially for our students. We believe in success, progress, challenge and the enjoyment of learning and we constantly strive to ensure that all students achieve their very best.

Indeed, our pledge is to ensure that every student, whatever their starting point, makes rapid and sustained progress through effective, high quality teaching, in order to achieve the best outcomes within a caring and supportive environment. Our academy has the advantage of being coeducational. This enables us to deliver the full range of curriculum opportunities within a more natural and rounded environment for the social development of our students.

School location

Frankby Road, Wirral, Merseyside, CH48 6EQ

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