4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Drama
Working pattern
Full time
Monday to Friday full-time
Contract type
Maternity or parental leave cover (until 31st January 2023 or the return of the substantive postholder from Maternity Leave whichever is the soonest)
Salary
M1-M6

Job summary

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Teacher of Drama at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School , an expanding 11-16 Voluntary Academy.

We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who would be able to support and our growing and increasingly successful team of teachers delivering Drama to the students of Saint Paul’s.

The main duties of the role are:
• To contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and learning to ensure successful outcomes for all.
• To plan and prepare courses, schemes of work and individual lessons, appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of students

The successful candidate will:
• Be enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for your subject and committed to delivering high standards of teaching and learning
• Be someone with drive and ambition who will challenge, inspire and motivate our students.
• Be a highly dynamic individual who consistently delivers innovative teaching and where possible has a proven track record of outstanding progress in external examinations.
• Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations.
• Be flexible, open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
• Have strong moral and ethical principles and values.
• Act with the utmost integrity

Applying for the job

If you would like to apply for the position, application packs are available from the Trust’s website: www.wcatrust.info. You should complete the CES Teacher application form and returned it by e-mail to Mrs Andrea Sweeney HR Manager andrea.sweeney@wcatrust.co.uk You will need to read the notes to applicants, privacy notice, job description and person specification and disclosure form.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
842 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
07849 085369

About Saint Paul's Catholic High School

We can offer the successful candidate:
• An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
• Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
• An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
• Entry into the a competitive pension scheme
• A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
• A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:
o A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family
o A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members
o Flu vaccination clinics
o Eyecare Vouchers

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school’s senior leadership team. Please contact Mrs Holland (Headteacher’s PA) on 0161 499 0000 or e-mail: headspa@st-paulshigh.net to make arrangements.

If you would like to apply for the position, application packs are available from the Trust’s website: www.wcatrust.info. You should complete the CES Teacher application form and returned it by e-mail to Mrs Andrea Sweeney HR Manager andrea.sweeney@wcatrust.co.uk You will need to read the notes to applicants, privacy notice, job description and person specification and disclosure form.

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and therefore, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

Please note CVs and agency referrals will not be accepted

Please note that whilst the successful candidate will be appointed to a particular school within the Trust, the Trust reserves the right to deploy staff at any of its schools depending on need, where agreement is reached with all parties.

Arranging a visit to Saint Paul's Catholic High School

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school’s senior leadership team. Please contact Mrs Holland (Headteacher’s PA) on 0161 499 0000 or e-mail: headspa@st-paulshigh.net to make arrangements.

School location

Firbank Road, Manchester, M23 2YS

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