Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama) and English (KS3) Co-op Academy Grange, Bradford

Job description

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, talented and inspirational Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama) and English:

• You’ll be an excellent practitioner with the ability to secure excellent progress and attainment by exciting and inspiring learners;
• You’ll have the ability to teach Performing Arts (Drama) and English (KS3);
• You’ll be committed to working with young people and as part of a successful team;
• You’ll have a positive with the vision and energy to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas;
• You’ll be ambitious; enthusiastic and professional willing to contribute to the wider life of the school and learning trust;
• NQTs are welcome to apply and comprehensive and bespoke professional development will be provided.

You’ll join a talented staff team and a successful partnership of schools which is committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities it serves. As part of the Trust we can offer successful candidates a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression across all phases.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of our ‘Requires Improvement’ school (Ofsted January 2019), joining a highly motivated and forward-thinking staff team and contributing to our next level of successful development. Ofsted has judged that the school has improved after much hard work from the staff and students over the past two and a half years. Co-op Academy Grange are already working hard and looking to improve on the feedback given in the recent report. You can read the full report here: http://www.southfieldgrange.org.uk/grange-ofsted. Get on board now because Co-op Academy Grange is back on track and going places. Following the merger with the Co-op Academies Trust, on 1 June 2019, this is such an exciting time to join us and make your mark on this journey.

Essential educational requirements

Ability to teach Drama
Ability to teach an additional Performing Arts subject
Ability to teach English (KS3)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Up to date knowledge of the Performing Arts (Drama) curriculum programme of study.

Up to date knowledge of the English curriculum at KS3.

Ability to use a range of teaching strategies to engage students and enable their progress.

IT Literate and confident in using ICT as a teaching tool.

Employee benefits

Remuneration: MPS / UPS
• Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within the Co-op Academies Trust
• Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more
• Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
• Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership across Co-op Academy Grange
• A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment
• Enthusiastic students who are keen to make good progress
• Welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/Continuing professional development


About Co-op Academy Grange

Co-op Academy Grange is an inspiring place to work and learn and as part of the Co-op Academies Trust, aims to secure excellence in all aspects of its work. We’re a larger than average inner-city academy, the largest school in south Bradford, within the Little Horton ward (BD5). 45% of households are described as either D- working class or E – non-working. 42% of properties have three or more bedrooms. The largest ethnic group is Pakistani at 43% (Bradford 20%) and second largest white British at 15% (Bradford 64%). 17% of people living in Bradford were born outside the UK. The 2011 census identifies 80% of homes in BD5 having one or more deprivation dimensions. Bradford authority identifies a clear correlation between wards with high deprivation and a lack of positive outcomes across a range of measures. We’re a highly inclusive school fully committed to improving a range of outcomes for our students. We make a real difference to the lives of our students and welcome applications from others who wish to join us in this important work. Ofsted has judged that the school has improved after much hard work from the staff and students over the past two and a half years. Co-op Academy Grange are already working hard and looking to improve on the feedback given in the recent report. You can read the full report here: http://www.southfieldgrange.org.uk/grange-ofsted. Get on board now because Co-op Academy Grange is back on track and going places. Following the merger with the Co-op Academies Trust, on 1 June 2019, this is such an exciting time to join us and make your mark on this journey.

Address
Co-Op Academy Grange, Bradford, BD5 9ET
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy