Chellaston Academy is on an exciting journey and we are seeking talented candidates that mirror our values and standards to join us. We have a newly appointed Headteacher this academic year, and new additions to our senior team too. The academy is currently in the process of joining QEGSMAT. Our ways of working ensure that our young people are at the heart of all decisions that we make; whilst we take academic achievement seriously, we also consider educating the whole person to be vitally important.
Our teams are pivotal to this and we are committed to investing in our staff to ensure that they are engaged, involved and able to contribute fully. Our core values of integrity, care and excellence run through all of our work and we embrace these together.
We are looking to appoint a Teacher Drama to join our established department in September, contributing to our excellent reputation for teaching.
Our ideal candidate will:
- have a passion for teaching the curriculum in an inspiring way to ignite student's enthusiasm for the subject
- have excellent subject knowledge and understanding
- be flexible and dedicated to ensuring students achieve the best outcomes and a desire to educate the whole child
- have excellent interpersonal skills and share the school's vision and values
We expect all our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus. This is balanced carefully against developing a supportive, healthy and happy student population. The application process:
We would normally welcome school visits for interested parties, however, due to the current coronavirus restrictions; we regret that this will not be possible at present.
Please see the job description for further details of the post. If you would like an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail, we would be happy to arrange this. Please call 01332 702502.
Further details about our school can be found on our website.
Closing Date: Monday 19th April 2021 at 9am
Provisional Interview Date: week commencing 26th April 2021
Chellaston Academy is committed to safeguarding children, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of our young people. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks and an enhanced DBS check.
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Chellaston Academy opened in 1977 as a small comprehensive school for 300 students and has rapidly grown in size. Currently, we have more than 1700 students studying at the Academy, over 315 of whom are taught in the thriving sixth form.