Teacher of Drama

SALTLEY ACADEMY, Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5RX
04 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
hr@ saltley.bham.sch.uk
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Fixed term for Maternity cover

SALTLEY ACADEMY, Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5RX

Telephone Number: 0121 566 6555

Email Address: hr@saltley.bham.sch.uk

Job Start Date: 1.9.2019

Do you have the enthusiasm and flair to join our Arts team? Do you want a great place to work with a positive atmosphere with supportive colleagues and students keen to learn? If yes look no further…

Saltley Academy is looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Drama, who is ready to make a significant impact on our successful department. The Academy is in the process of working towards Artsmark (platinum award) and has a specialised arts block, complete with purpose-built drama studio.

Initially the role is for a one year maternity cover but due to school expansion has the possibility to become permanent in September 2020. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be able to motivate pupils through inspirational teaching. They will be joining a very well-led, vibrant and successful team, committed to providing a quality experience for our students and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a school and an academy trust committed to individuals professional development and supporting them to achieve the best for our young people.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with:

  • ambition and high expectations to transform the lives of young people
  • a passionate belief in collaboration and teamwork
  • a student-centred approach to problem solving
  • a clear understanding of how to engage students and maximise progress
  • a sense of humour and positivity
  • a relentless commitment to achievement for all

Saltley Academy is a 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of multi-cultural Birmingham. The Academy is progressing fast in its mission to develop outstanding learners, ensure academic success and nurture happy citizens in a supportive and inspiring environment. For the last two years Progress 8 has been well above the national average, we have recently been graded Good by Ofsted, and during the recent inspection one of our students described our school as “outstanding, resilient and loving”. The Academy was also recently awarded the UNICEF Rights Respecting School Gold Award.

The Academy is part of the Washwood Heath Multi-Academy Trust and shares its core values. Being a member of the Trust provides numerous professional development opportunities.

We offer:

  • An ambitious and positive climate for learning
  • A value driven ethos to cater for the whole school
  • Support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team
  • A Rights Respecting School, Gold award
  • On-site parking
  • Access to Perkbox employee benefits scheme
  • Access to a generous pension scheme

Closing Date: 21/06/2019, 09:00am

Application Packs are available from our website: www.saltleyacademy.co.uk

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

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