6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS / UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Newton Abbot College is seeking an outstanding individual with drive, passion and ambition to join our Music & Drama departments. We are looking for a high-quality classroom practitioner who is inspirational, dedicated and forward-thinking; determined to raise standards and uptake in Drama & Music, creative, enthusiastic and committed to active learning; and an excellent team player.

Drama & Music play a critical role in the whole college curriculum and wider enrichment opportunities at Newton Abbot College. Both departments pride themselves on creating environments where students' passion and drive for the Arts are fostered through engaging and challenging lessons, but also the opportunities to regularly practise, rehearse, perform and further develop their skills.

The extra-curricular opportunities that we provide for our students play a vital role in the success of both the students taking the subjects and the wider college arts community. The Music team currently run a concert every term; a Winter Concert, a Spring Concert and an open-air summer BBQ and the Drama department put on showcases throughout the year. The wider Creative Arts departments all collaborate to produce an annual production, which has grown from strength to strength, demonstrating the highest calibre of professionalism, talent and above all, student enjoyment.

Are you:

- an inspirational, creative, dedicated and forward-thinking classroom practitioner?

- committed to raising standards?

- creative, enthusiastic and committed to active learning?

- an excellent team player

- able to teach both subjects to GCSE (and ideally A level)

Can you:

- demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills

- enthuse and motivate all students

- demonstrate incredibly high expectations

- believe thatallstudents are capable of success.

If you think you can make a difference to our students and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated Drama & Music team in the delivery ofan excellent education, then we want to hear from you!


What the school offers its staff

Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role as together we grow our college from strength to strength.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@ivyeducationtrust.co.uk

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About Newton Abbot College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1327 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01626 367335

Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role as together we grow our college from strength to strength.

Arranging a visit to Newton Abbot College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email MSimm@nacollege.devon.sch.uk.

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