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Teacher of Drama - Click for more details

Required for September 2021, an inspirational and dedicated teacher to join our Drama Department in a school that admits 10% through aptitude for performing arts and sport.

You will have the ability to teach Drama at KS3, 4 and 5 and be familiar with the requirements of both GCSE Drama and BTEC Performing Arts at both Level 2 and 3. We are looking for a colleague committed to giving our students the best curricular and extra-curricular experiences to enhance their learning.

The Drama department has a strong inclusive ethos, which is extended to all students and we strive towards inspirational work.  Our Sixth Form Performing Arts Academy and our Junior Performing Arts Academy are distinctive features of the department.  We have an extensive extra-curricular programme in which the successful candidate will be expected to play a full part, including the opportunity to get involved in directing performances and being involved in the academies and in summer schools.

Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018.  We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy.  Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

This post is suitable for new entrants to the profession as well as more experienced teachers. We have an excellent NQT induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff.

Job Description

An informal discussion with the Headteacher can be arranged by contacting the Head’s PA, Mrs Christine Watson: c.watson@shenfield.essex.sch.uk

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

Closing date: Friday 16th April at 12 noon

 

 

 

 

 

Applications close Friday 16th April 2021

Team Leader for Drama TLR2c - Click for more details

Required for September 2021, an inspirational and dedicated professional to lead our Drama Department.  At Shenfield High School we admit 10% of students by aptitude for performing arts and sport and have a thriving Junior and Senior Performing Arts Academy.

You will have the ability to lead a talented team of staff.  Indeed, you may already have experience of leading a smaller team and want to take your next career step in a school with particular strength in the performing arts.  In this role you will teach Drama at KS3, 4 and 5 and be familiar with the requirements of both GCSE Drama and BTEC Performing Arts at both Level 2 and 3. We have an extensive extra-curricular programme in which the successful candidate will be expected to play a full part, including directing or co-directing performances.

Already a very successful department, we are looking for a colleague who can build upon our existing provision and standards, and who is committed to giving our students the best experiences - inside and beyond lessons - to enhance their learning. The Drama Department has a strongly inclusive ethos, which is extended to all students, and we strive towards inspirational work.  We are committed to professional development for all staff, including the opportunity to be involved in school-based research.

Shenfield High School retained its “GOOD” Ofsted rating in November 2018.  We are a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy.  Shenfield is conveniently and pleasantly situated close to Shenfield mainline station to London Liverpool Street - and what will be the eastern terminus of Crossrail’s Elizabeth Line - the towns of Brentwood and Billericay and to the Essex countryside.

Job Description

An informal discussion with the Headteacher or the Deputy Headteacher who line manages the department can be arranged by contacting the Head’s PA, Mrs Christine Watson: c.watson@shenfield.essex.sch.uk

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure check and positive references.

Closing date: Friday 16th April at 12 noon.

 

 

 

 

Applications close Friday 16th April 2021

To apply for any position please read our New Applicant Guidance pages linked at the bottom of this page.

Download the Application Form (at the end of this page), complete and accompanied by a Letter of Application return by post for the attention of K. Whordley, HR Manager or email k.whordley@shenfield.essex.sch.uk.

Shenfield High School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We have implemented robust recruitment procedures and checks for appointing staff and volunteers to ensure that every effort is made to recruit candidates who are suitable to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We have developed a positive and proactive approach to safeguarding in order to best protect all children, young people and vulnerable adults who attend or visit the School or engage in associated activities, enabling them to participate and achieve in an enjoyable and safe environment.  We facilitate a range of child protection and  awareness training for all staff and volunteers and demonstrate best practice in the area of safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people.

We maintain that the welfare of young people is, and must always be, the paramount consideration.  All children, young people and vulnerable adults have a right to be protected from abuse regardless of their age, gender, disability, culture, language, racial origin, religious belief or sexual identity.  All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.  Working in partnership with children, young people and their parents/carers is an essential element of our work. 

Shenfield High School is a co-educational 11-18 academy school with a commitment to high standards, a holistic approach, student wellbeing and learning for life.  We expect all staff to share this philosophy. The school is on the London Fringe (easy commuting from Liverpool Street).  We are popular and expanding and fully committed to the professional development of all our staff.

Candidates will be expected to complete the Application Form, whether or not they submit a separate CV. On interview day, candidates will be asked to bring photographic proof of identity, a utility bill (to prove their address) and their qualification Certificates. These must be originals (which will be photocopied for our files and returned to you) and are a necessary pre-requisite for the enhanced DBS check required of the successful applicant. In the interview itself, candidates should expect questions probing their commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children.

 

 

 

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