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  • Start date details

    From September 2024 with ECT potential to start June 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - tba

Pay scale


Additional allowances

Potential TLR 2a (£3,214) for curriculum leadership

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed Teacher of Drama to provide maternity cover from September 2024 (with ECT potential to start June 2024).

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children aged 11-16 years and be able to demonstrate they can implement the academy’s commitment to the safety and welfare of children.

They will also demonstrate a passion for the subject, have the ability to inspire students, and have an awareness of curriculum developments across key stage three and four. For candidates who have an interest in teaching music, there is also an opportunity to link with this department for some lessons.

Person Specification:

  • To work with honesty and integrity
  • To have strong subject knowledge and to keep this up to date
  • To be self critical
  • To possess excellent inter-personal skills in order to forge positive working relationships with staff, parents and students
  • To be able to work collaboratively with other teachers in your department
  • To manage your time effectively
  • To understand how to act on student data to get the best from your classes
  • Have an interest in continued professional development

What the school offers its staff

As a school, we offer the following benefits:

  • A unique and exciting future as part of the Hart Schools Trust

  • Happy, friendly and motivated students

  • A dedicated, professional and caring team

  • A professional and supportive work environment

  • A range of development opportunities and tailored support programmes across the Hart Schools Trust

  • A positive atmosphere where there is a real ‘can do’ attitude

Commitment to safeguarding

Hart Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK. In addition, Google searches will be conducted on
shortlisted applicants

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About The Thomas Alleyne Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
973 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01438 344344

The Thomas Alleyne Academy has been rated by OFSTED as a good school with outstanding leadership and management (October 2019). The Academy is part of Hart Schools Trust which is a multi-academy schools trust that currently sponsors the Thomas Alleyne Academy and Roebuck Academy in Stevenage.

The Thomas Alleyne Academy is a 11-18 co-educational comprehensive academy which is justly proud of its reputation as a happy, caring and safe community.

The school motto is 'achieving excellence through personal growth' and our core values are
Courage - Determination - Empathy

There has been education on our present site since the academy was founded by Thomas Alleyne, Rector of Stevenage, in 1558. Throughout our proud history we have been committed to achieving excellence in all that we do. We expect the highest standards of behaviour and achievement from all members of our community. We achieved Academy status on 1st September 2013 sponsored by North Hertfordshire College.

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Alleyne Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clarks@tas.herts.sch.uk.

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