Deputy Director of Studies English & Drama, Market Drayton

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Grove SchoolMarket Drayton

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


The Grove is a thriving school with strong leadership and a supportive and dedicated team of staff.  The Governors are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic leader who will be Deputy to the Director of Studies for English and Drama.  You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with effective leadership skills.  You will have the drive and determination needed to ensure that your students make the very best of the opportunities offered to them and you will inspire and empower your colleagues to be the best they can be.  We are looking for a candidate who can support our educational vision of maximising the potential of all our students. You will be joining a growing faculty with dynamic leadership and a talented team of teachers. 

We are a forward-thinking school who can offer you: 

  • individually tailored professional development and support; 
  • motivated students; 
  • opportunities for developing leadership skills in teaching and learning; 
  • opportunities for working with a team committed to excellence; 
  • commitment to supporting well-being. 

To apply, please write a letter of application of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for this role and complete the School application form.  Please remember to include contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current Headteacher. 

Deadline: 09:00 - 28 September 2018 

Interview: week commencing: 01 October 2018.  

Application forms and further information are available at or alternatively contact Mrs Gail Beath by email:  or by telephone: 01630 652121. 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

The Grove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

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More about Grove School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1630 652121
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