Teacher of Drama - Maternity Cover The Arnewood School, New Milton, Hampshire

Job description

Main Scale – Full Time or substantive Part-time

Required from June 2020, a well-qualified and highly enthusiastic teacher is sought to join a successful Expressive Arts Department teaching drama for a period of maternity cover. All students study drama at Key Stage 3, with many opting to extend their studies at GCSE and Advanced level.

Facilities include 3 drama spaces in addition to the performance area of the Main Hall. Expressive Arts are a strong feature of the school with good practice highlighted in the school’s recent inspection.

The school makes wide use of digital technology and eLearning. The Arnewood School is a high achieving Academy, attractively situated on the Hampshire/Dorset border, 10 minutes from both the New Forest and the sea. The Drama department is both successful and forward looking. The Arnewood School is judged OfSTED good with post-16 results in the top 10% of school in the UK.

For an application form and further details please visit our website www.arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 3rd February 2020 at 09.00. Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 11th February 2020.

The Arnewood School follows best practice in recruiting staff in relation to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer

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Applicants must be skillful practitioners, strong in theatre skills, with good subject knowledge, able to plan, prepare, co-ordinate and participate in lively lessons and extra-curricular activities.

About The Arnewood School

The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues. Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form. We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Gore Road, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6RS
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