Teacher of Drama, Buckinghamshire

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Dr Challoner's High SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Drama

(full time or part time (0.7), suitable for NQT’s or experienced teachers)

Dr Challoner's High School is a leading selective state grammar school for girls, with a strong academic tradition and an ambitious outlook for the future.  The school has a broad vision for education and is characterised by a highly purposeful pursuit of personal bests with a keen sense of fun bubbling under the surface.  Challoner’s girls are articulate, courteous, sparky, hard-working and achieve highly in all areas.  The school is graded Outstanding by Ofsted and gained the Exceptional Schools Award.  

We are seeking a dynamic Teacher of Drama to inspire students throughout the school and to join our English and Drama Faculty.  The successful candidate will be passionate about Drama and be able to support the Head of Drama in maintaining Drama’s status as a popular option for girls by contributing to extra-curricular visits, tours and clubs.

Drama is a thriving subject at Challoner’s High and we have a modern and versatile theatre space.   This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher to build on already high standards.

Within the Challoner’s High English and Drama Faculty you will experience:

• Exceptional students who consistently attain outstanding results and make teaching an absolute pleasure

• A positive place to work with excellent facilities and IT resources

• A supportive and highly capable and committed teaching team and experienced technicians

• Excellent opportunities for professional development, including a proactive and highly regarded CPD programme, supporting the development of middle leaders across the school

• London Fringe allowance

• NQTs considered; NQT’s can be paid from 1st July on UQ2 (currently £20,338) until the 1st September when, upon successful completion and acquisition of QTS, will move onto the Main Pay Scale

• Subsidised gym membership; staff discounts at local shops and restaurants in Little Chalfont, two week October half term

• The best advert however for working at Dr Challoner’s High School will always be our hugely rewarding students


Responsible to Head of Department

Salary / Allowances applicable MPS

Start Date September 2019

Application Deadline Monday 25th February, noon

Interview Date Friday 1st March 

An information pack is available from the Vacancies section of the school website or from adele.cook@challonershigh.com

Informal visits to the school are welcome

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and those interested in job-sharing.

Dr Challoner’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Please refer to our website where you can view our Child Protection and Safeguarding, Recruitment and Equalities 

 Policies; all of our polices are available at www.challonershigh.com

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.    





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More about Dr Challoner's High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 9QB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 763296
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