Teacher of Drama, Central London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Portland Place SchoolCentral London

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary will be in line with maintained sector but in the Alpha Plus Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Portland Place School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. All staff are trained in child protection. We ensure all candidates are properly police checked on appointment. The school will only accept fully completed application forms with three references and cvs attached.  

Join Portland Place – be inspired  

Portland Place School is a leading independent co-educational day school for children aged 10-16, located directly in the heart of the City of Westminster. It was founded with a particular purpose in mind: to be an alternative to the intense, large, examination focused independent day schools of which there are many in London.  

We believe that exceptional teaching, combined with a modern curriculum inside and outside the classroom, provides the best stimulus for children to become inquisitive, open-minded and creative learners and achieve beyond exams.  

Drama is a thriving department with two teachers. It is part of the Creative Arts Faculty, based in a specialist Drama Studio with black-out facilities, computer-programmable lighting rig, moveable staging and sound.  Drama is taught to all pupils at KS2 and KS3 and is a popular subject choice for GCSE and A level.  

The school is looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Teacher of Drama within the Creative Arts Faculty. The post is for a maternity cover of one year starting from January 2019. The post is suitable for an NQT or experienced teacher for whom the school provides the ISTIP route. The salary will be in line with mainstream sector but in the Alpha Plus Scale.  

The successful applicant will be able to engage, motivate and drive enthusiasm amongst our students for their chosen subject and play a key role in raising attainment. The applicant will be able to contribute, along with the rest of the Faculty staff, to further promote and develop Drama across the school.  

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At Alpha Plus schools and colleges we offer rewarding careers. Our teachers and staff are passionate about education and have a desire for personal development.   Alpha Plus is a values-led organisation that prides itself on its high expectations of all involved in the education process.   The successful candidate will meet all the requirements of the person specification, will receive strongly supported references and be subject to enhanced criminal record checks. All applications welcome regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion but candidates must be fit and medically fit and have the right to work in the UK. Please view our school policies via the APG Portal.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 18 years
Address: 56-58 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 3078700
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Portland Place is a mixed, selective, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in central London. It is an independent school with a total of 390 pupils, and a full capacity of 440.

Portland Place was founded in 1996 at its pres...