Drama & Dance Teacher, Birmingham

Closing date:

Great Barr AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,719 to £39,406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Department:

Drama, Music and Dance jointly form our faculty of Performing Arts.  Drama and Dance in particular are among our most popular subjects on the curriculum and both achieve excellent results at GCSE 

All three subjects are taught at KS3 and at KS4 & 5 the options are:

  • OCR GCSE Drama
  • OCR A Level Drama and Theatre
  • Btec Level 2 Dance
  • Btec Level 3 Dance
  • Btec Level 2 Music
  • Btec Level 3 Music

We have excellent facilities with a large number of dedicated Performing Arts teaching spaces.  A wealth of extra-curricular activities are offered to the children through trips to the theatre, lunch time clubs, public performances and a large scale musical theatre performance every 2 years.  We are very proud to have nurtured several young actors in recent years who have gone on to Drama School and have quickly established successful theatre and TV careers.  

The Candidate:

Applicants must be willing and able to offer both Drama and Dance.  Candidates who do not have QTS will not be considered.

Applications welcome from experienced teachers with a track record of teaching consistently good and outstanding lessons and achieving strong Progress 8 scores, or from potential NQTs who are making good progress in their training.  

We have an NQT induction programme which is considered to be an exemplar of good practice.  This is an excellent place for an outstanding teacher to develop their career.  

How to Apply:

For informal discussions, please contact Steven Forster, HR Manager, on 0121 366 7825 or email at s.forster@greatbarr.bham.sch.uk.  

Application forms & further details available to download below or from our website at http://greatbarracademy.org.uk/

Please do not submit applications through the TES portal; please use the address below.

To apply for this job, please download and either save or print the application form.  You should read the Guidance Notes before completing your application.  Once you have completed your application, there are three ways you can send it to us: 

1. Email your application form and covering letter to secretariat@greatbarr.bham.sch.uk 

2. Physically hand in your application form and covering letter into Reception. 

3. Post your application form and covering letter to Mrs I Abrahams, Headteacher, at the address below.

Great Barr Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. 

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More about Great Barr Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Aldridge Road, Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 8NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 366 6611
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