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Teacher of Drama

Thomas Gainsborough School, Sudbury, Suffolk

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPR / UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)

Job summary

As a popular and successful school, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking teacher to contribute to the further success of our school.

You will be required to:
● To ensure that all groups of students make outstanding progress
● To develop or contribute to the range of activities and support for all students

Therefore, we are looking for someone who:
● Has experience of teaching drama
● Has an up to date knowledge of curriculum developments, current education policy and progression routes for students.
● Is committed to high standards and ensuring that all groups of students make progress
● Is willing to work flexibly
● Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
● Is able to solve problems and be proactive
● Has an excellent sense of humour

It would also be desirable if the candidate could teach a second subject in addition to drama, and consideration will be given for otherwise suitable candidates to have a fixed term contract or part-time working of at least 0.6 full time equivalent. The successful candidate will be available for a January start.

Thomas Gainsborough School is a consistently high performing, well-resourced school in South Suffolk. The school continues to invest in high quality professional development and provides a range of employee benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for any teacher or NQT looking to develop their practice and continue their career progression.

We are a centre of excellence for the performing arts which includes being an Arts Mark Platinum awarded school, a lead school for arts in the community funded by the Arts Council and one of the largest deliverers in the country for Arts Award bronze, which allows every child at Thomas Gainsborough to gain a qualification in the arts. The school regularly leads on projects to bring arts to our local community and to ensure that every child has the opportunity to develop and express themselves, for example this includes local exhibitions and cultural heritage projects.

We offer a rich and ambitious course for drama for all students in Key Stage 3, GCSE drama and A Level Theatre Studies, as well as BTECS at Level 2 and 3 in Performing Arts, including dance.

The school is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application, or would like to speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Mr Chris Ryall (Deputy Headteacher), cryall@tgschool.net, 01787 375232.

The interview process will be well supported to be personal, fair and flexible and is likely to be conducted online.

Closing date: 9:00am, Monday 19 October, 2020
Interviews: at a suitable time on Wednesday 21 or Thursday 22 October, 2020

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122094TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122094INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required. Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122094TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122094INT

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1559 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thomas Gainsborough School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email cryall@tgschool.net
Contact phone number 01787 375232

About Thomas Gainsborough School

Thomas Gainsborough School is a consistently high performing, well-resourced school in South Suffolk. The school continues to invest in high quality professional development and provides a range of employee benefits.

The school is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Gainsborough School

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application, or would like to speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Mr Chris Ryall (Deputy Headteacher), cryall@tgschool.net, 01787 375232.

School location

Wells Hall Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0NH

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