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  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

An opportunity has arisen for an engaging and dynamic Teacher of Drama to join us at Wreake Valley Academy to cover a period of maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, committed, and motivated teacher to join our exceptional Performing Arts Department and deliver a curriculum that is exciting, innovative, and inspiring.

The successful candidate will have the ability to motivate and inspire the students by using a range of effective teaching and learning styles to impart your enthusiasm of Drama in adherence with the wider curriculum requirements, with the ability to take a more central role in many extra curriculum theatrical activities for your learners.

Teaching experience will not be a determining factor as we also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers as well as more experienced teachers. We will develop every staff member that joins our team, providing one-to-one support, coaching and mentoring and access to extensive network training.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Qualified teaching status, and up to date and working knowledge of the teaching of Drama and appropriate resources which deliver outstanding teaching and learning opportunities.
  • Genuine passion for and a belief in the potential of every pupil
  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and an ability to relate to people at all levels.
  • An understanding of the need for equality of opportunity within a changing community
  • The ability to motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative and encouraging lessons.
  • A commitment to delivering extra-curricular opportunities.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • Opportunity to work within a supportive team
  • Opportunities for career development with access to apprenticeship and training schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (24% contribution by the employer)
  • Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)
  • Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme
  • Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination

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.

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About Wreake Valley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
952 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0116 2641080

Wreake Valley Academy is an 11-18 school with approx. 800 students on roll. It joined the Bradgate Multi Academy Trust in September 2018, which includes many of its feeder schools, and which operates solely to support local schools within Leicestershire.

Arranging a visit to Wreake Valley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kgilesbarlow@wreake.bepschools.org.

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