Teacher of English and Drama

The Featherstone Academy, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects English, English, Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

The Featherstone Academy seeks to appoint a skilled Teacher of English who can also teach Drama up to KS4. The successful candidate will have an outstanding teaching ability, have the skills to motivate and engage students, and will have a continuous objective to enrich the lives and learning experiences of our young people. We are a small school with an inclusive culture and warm ethos, yet we have big ambitions to be a beacon of learning, aspiration and success for our local community.

Essential educational requirements

A degree in English, Drama or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of commitment to own professional development.
 Teaching across the age 11-16 age range in training or in post;
 Excellent classroom practitioner;
 A keen interest in developing teaching and learning within your subject area;
 A good understanding of planning and assessment techniques;
 The ability to create a stimulating learning environment;
 High expectations of self, colleagues and learners;
 Good communication skills.
 A positive role model for young people;
 Passion for teaching;
 Commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility;
 Punctual and well organised;
 Reflective, resilient and resourceful.

Employee benefits

Access to high-quality CPD

As a growing Multi Academy Trust with an excellent reputation, there are always opportunities for career development for ambitious and committed colleagues.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 379 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Featherstone Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk

About The Featherstone Academy

School location

Pontefract Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ