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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Drama, English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Full Time - MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Teacher of English and Drama at Copthall School.

At Copthall school, we work hard to ensure all girls receive an excellent education which will open up myriad opportunities for them, post-18.

Are you anambitiousandenthusiasticindividual with great teaching qualities? If yes, we encourage you to apply for the position of Teacher of English and Drama at Copthall.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively alongside the English and Drama teams to deliver strong outcomes for all our students and will play a key role in shaping the future success of our students.

We require a qualified Drama or English Teacher who is able to teach some English/Drama.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a highly collaborative and innovative team of teachers. The English and Drama departments, both have created a mutually supportive culture and greatly enjoy working together. Our curriculum is rich in high quality, challenging literature from across time and across the world. Lessons in English aim to encourage independence, enquiry, creativity and academic rigour. Speaking and listening is at the centre of students’ daily classroom experience and lessons always provide opportunities for discussion and debate. We place a strong emphasis on creating fun, memorable learning experiences for our students and aim to support students to achieve outstanding results. Come and join us on our journey.

At Key Stage 4 all students study English Language and Literature. We currently offer English Literature A Level at Key Stage 5, and are looking to also offer English Language A Level in the near future. We currently teach Drama at KS3 and KS4.

We are looking to recruit a full time Teacher of English and Drama who will join a highly skilled, energetic and passionate team, teaching across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The successful candidate will be confident to deliver content at Key Stages 3 and 4 and will ideally have some experience of English Literature at Key Stage 5. They will be a student-centred teacher who is dedicated and will build positive relationships with our amazing young people so that they can inspire a love of learning and a passion for English and Drama both in and outside of the classroom.

Academic excellence, inclusivity and strong pastoral care is what Copthall is renowned for. We create a safe and nurturing space and we work in partnership with a range of organisations and companies to build our students’ confidence, broaden their experiences and develop their curious minds. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Our outcomes for GCSEs and A-Levels/Vocational remain strong as we continue to boast a ‘well-above average’ progress score. We celebrate an excellent success rate in University applications and we are proud that not only do our students gain places in a range of universities including Oxford and LSE, they also secure degree apprenticeships with organisations such as TFL and the Bank of England.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to our School Values
  • The ability to enthuse students with a love of English/Drama
  • Excellent teaching practices
  • The ability to build positive relationships with students, staff and families
  • A commitment to, and be passionate about, maintaining and developing high standards of achievement for learners of all abilities across all Key Stages
  • A commitment to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every student can succeed
  • The resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • A commitment to promoting extra-curricular trips and activities

We Offer:

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides anenvironment for staff to thrive anddevelop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the School’s Virtual tour accessible via:https://360imagephotography.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/Copthall+School/index.htm

Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply: Application forms must be completed and are available from the school website:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/staff-recruitment or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email torecruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

Closing date:Monday 13thMay at 12 noon–The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides anenvironment for staff to thrive anddevelop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02089591937

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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