Teacher of Dance, Beaconsfield

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Beaconsfield High SchoolBeaconsfield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS (inclusive of Fringe Allowance)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Part time (0.4 – 0.6)

Full time available for a candidate able to offer PE teaching (Hockey, Netball, Gymnastics or Athletics) in addition to Dance.

Would you like the opportunity to teach in an exceptionally successful PE and Dance department? Beaconsfield High School was rated one of the top twenty state schools in the country in relation to our success in school sport in 2016 and has a thriving dance department running alongside this. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and ambitious individual to be our dance specialist in a strong and vibrant Physical Education department. The post would suit an NQT or an experienced teacher who is seeking part time employment. Full time employment is available for a candidate able to offer PE teaching (Hockey, Netball, Gymnastics or Athletics) in addition to Dance.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to teach dance to students of all abilities across key stages 3 and GCSE dance at KS4. You need to foster a collaborative approach, be prepared to work as a member of a team, have good inter-personal skills and deliver lessons that will inspire our learners to succeed. You should have an understanding of what makes an outstanding and successful learning environment for students of all abilities in the dance field. We are seeking to appoint an individual who can provide opportunities in an enthusiastic and enjoyable environment, while offering the opportunities for progress along the pathway to excellence for our more talented students.

The Dance curriculum is well supported by an extensive extra-curricular programme offered both at lunchtime and after school. Dance clubs encourage a large membership irrespective of ability, but from the clubs, students are selected to join advanced dance groups who have further training to prepare them for the annual Dance Show. Dance is a unique selling point of Beaconsfield High School and the success of our Dance Show involving over 300 students and a range of dance styles is the perfect way to show case all of the dance talent and ability fostered at Beaconsfield High. 

We are therefore seeking to appoint a candidate that will be willing to participate fully in the programme of extra-curricular activities and essentially one who has experience of teaching dance, including GCSE, to a high standard.

Please visit our website for further information or alternatively come and see us on an informal visit.  To arrange a visit, or for additional information, please contact Paul Garrett-Chapman: garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk

We would encourage applicants to apply via the TES however traditional applications will also be accepted via email/post.  

To apply by email, please send your completed application form to Paul Garrett-Chapman via garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk 

To apply by post, please post your completed application form to Paul Garrett-Chapman, Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RR

Closing date: 9am, 23 April 2018

Interview date: 26 April 2018

Beaconsfield High School is an outstanding school and is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified teachers regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1RR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 673043
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