5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 April 2021 at 9:30 am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Drama, English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months)
Inner London MPR / UPR

Job summary

We wish to appoint a creative and ambitious Teacher of Drama to teach across KS3 to KS4 from September 2021. The confidence to teach English at KS3 will be an advantage.

This post is offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s maternity leave.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach across all age and ability ranges. You will be an effective classroom teacher with the ability to raise the achievement of all students and be keen to play a full part in the life of the school.

Drama is a very popular subject in our school and we offer our students a diverse and advanced curriculum with elements of A level and we focus on teaching the whole child through SMSC. The Drama Department has good technical facilities. We offer a rich extra-curricular programme and are involved with the National Theatre, Old Vic and RSC. The successful candidate will benefit from excellent CPD opportunities offered by the theatres.

Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a strong NQT training and support programme.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking school leadership team, and have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation. We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.
If you are someone who puts students first, and is prepared to go the extra mile for every one of our students, then we want to hear from you.

Closing Date: 9:30am on Tuesday 20 April 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 28 April 2021

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1122 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8690 1114

About Prendergast Ladywell School

Prendergast Ladywell School is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; we believe that all our students can achieve excellence and that they deserve the very best teachers and resources to reach their potential. Our caring environment values achievement and we insist on tolerance and mutual respect.

School location

Manwood Road, London, SE4 1SA

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