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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Drama, English, Music

Working pattern

Full time, part time: FTE: 100% - part time applicants will be considered

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Teacher Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale (£31,350.00- £47,839.00 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational Drama Teacher, who can also teacher English or Music as a second subject, to join our successful Drama Department. We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic, ambitious, and driven Drama Teacher to join our school to deliver inspiring Drama lessons at St Clere’s and help provide a high quality, comprehensive and meaningful education for all learners. We aim to empower our learners so they can apply their acquired skills throughout their lives and to excel in the chosen career.

The opening of our brand new sixth form at St Clere’s School in 2023 was a very exciting opportunity for new staff, as well as young people in the local area. We are incredibly lucky to have highly skilled and collaborative teachers who have experience in teaching post 16 at St Clere’s and we welcome the opportunity for new members of staff to join our pre-existing team. As the sixth for expands and we welcome a second cohort of students in 2024, we are looking for people to join us who are equally excited about the journey we are on.

This is a great chance for a candidate with excellent subject knowledge to join our teaching team to help deliver the Drama curriculum across KS3/4 to engage all of our students. As a Drama Teacher, you will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students. We expect all of our students to be challenged, inspired and to believe in their abilities. You will have energy, enthusiasm and flexibility to enable students to achieve the highest possible standards by demonstrating the highest quality of teaching, learning and assessment. In addition to having a genuine passion for teaching and wanting to improve the life chances of students at St Cleres.

What the school offers its staff

St Clere’s School is a high achieving, oversubscribed school with a “Good” Ofsted rating and consistently high student outcomes, demand for places is increasing year on year. We are a popular choice for families because our students succeed in many ways and are taught by staff who teach with great energy and expertise in an environment that has great facilities.  

We are very proud of how we value and look after our staff. The school is a part of Osborne Co-operative Academy, where staff wellbeing is a priority. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust promotes staff wellbeing and progression throughout the trust.

‘Persequi Optima’ (the pursuit of excellence) is our school motto and our mission is to provide a high-quality, comprehensive and meaningful education for all learners. We do this by providing an engaging curriculum in a safe and inspirational environment where high standards and expectations encourage success. We aim to empower our learners so they can apply their acquired skills or knowledge and confidently express themselves throughout their lives and future careers. Our high standards are achieved through effective leadership, outstanding teaching and committed stakeholder engagement from the Trust, Governance and community.  

St Clere’s School is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools’ Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.  

What the school can offer:

  • Relocation package (where applicable) of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property
  • Support from highly experienced SLT members, and the wider trust network and collaboration with our other schools
  • Support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance
  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools
  • Recognition of continuous service
  • Excellent CPD opportunities through the school and the trust
  • Fully Subsided Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff
  • National Conditions of Service
  • Automatic enrolment into the National Teachers Pension Scheme

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 hr@osborne.coop

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About St Clere's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1347 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@osborne.coop
Phone number
01375648901

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