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This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Drama, English

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time for one year

Contract type

Fixed term - One Year

Pay scale

MPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Thomas Hardye School is a highly successful, comprehensive 13-18 school with a large sixth form and an excellent academic record in KS4 and KS5.

We require a well-qualified and highly motivated teacher to join our English and Drama Departments. You will be committed to outstanding standards in teaching and learning and have a passion for working with young people. This is initially a one-year fixed term contract, with possible opportunity to extend to a permanent position.

You will have excellent subject knowledge, with the ability to teach English Language and English Literature up to KS4 and English Language or Literature up to KS5. The ability to teach Media Studies, Film Studies, Classical Studies, or History of Art at KS5 would also be considered.

Students study drama from KS3 to KS5 and there is a secure uptake at all levels. Students currently follow the EDUQAS specification at GCSE. At KS5 there are two options for students: AQA A Level in Theatre Studies and the OCR Cambridge Technical in Performing Arts. Both include pathways to university and further training.

What the school offers its staff

The English department is a vibrant and dynamic team offering a wide range of courses, providing all learners with an exciting range of experiences.

The performing arts department run a vast range of co-curricular opportunities and workshops, investing time, energy and expertise in the students at all ages. Colleagues contribute to three major productions each year and regularly take students to the theatre locally and further afield. We are hoping for someone who is eager to take an active part in the delivery of these opportunities.

We can offer excellent working conditions, and a supportive environment at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. There are many opportunities for further development through our Teaching School (Dorset Teaching School Alliance). The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

Further details about the role

Further details and an application form are available on the school website (www.thomas-hardye.net). Please send your letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline: midday Monday 2nd October 2023.

The Thomas Hardye School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Thomas Hardye School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Thomas Hardye School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
2080 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01305 266064

We require an outstanding Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator to join a large team working to support students with additional needs at the Thomas Hardye School.

We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunity for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery, a sports complex with company membership for staff.

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Hardye School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email apullen@thomas-hardye.net.

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