6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a teacher of Drama with excellent qualifications, who is enthusiastic and dynamic with a strong ambition to improve our provision. We are looking for a colleague who will work collaboratively with the team, is receptive to innovative practices, and is an inspirational and motivational practitioner. You will also be expected to take an active role in all aspects of the wider curriculum including form tutor role and contribution to SECURE our PD curriculum.

The ethos of the department is one of engagement, enjoyment, excellent teacher/student relationships and expectations of high standards for all students, regardless of their starting point. We are seeking someone who will help to create a safe and supportive learning environment for pupils to explore their own creativity. A sense of humour and the ability to be a team player are vital.

Salary MPS/UPS depending on experience

Advert Start Date 19 March 2024

Advert End Date & Time 19 April 2024, 12.00pm

Interview Date29 April 2024

Other Information

The successful candidate will:

  • be an excellent teacher

  • be a strategic and innovative thinker

  • be committed to raising achievement and levels of progress for all learners

  • be focused on improving teaching and learning

  • be able to inspire and motivate students and colleagues

  • be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • have excellent subject knowledge

  • be willing to support the annual production and theatre trips

  • be fully invested in their own CPD, and the development of others

  • have experience of quality assurance processes (desirable but not essential)

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you ;

  • Committed pupils who are positive and keen to learn

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly and supportive school team

  • Excellent and innovative facilities across the school

  • A comprehensive professional development programme and many opportunities to contribute to extra-curricular activities and whole school initiatives

  • Easy access to work with free onsite parking

  • Membership of the Teachers pension scheme

  • Out of hours ( before/after school and weekend) access to the school fitness room.

  • Various lifestyle benefits including membership of UK Healthcare, an employer funded health cash back plan, access to a cycle to work scheme and a number of local benefits and discounts which are updated regularly

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)
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 admin@parklandsacademy.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Parklands High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1107 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Parklands High School is a high-achieving 11 - 16 mixed comprehensive standalone academy.

Arranging a visit to Parklands High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kgray@parklandsacademy.co.uk.

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