We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of Drama. Drama at Ashlyns is an important subject within the school. We are incredibly lucky to have excellent facilities including 2 studios with LED lighting rigs and sound systems as well as a proscenium arch stage in the main school hall.
The Drama department has achieved results above national averages consistently. In 2019 75% of students achieved grades 9-4 at GCSE. Drama is also a successful subject at A-Level where we achieved 86% A* - C in 2019.
Ashlyns is an over-subscribed school that achieves excellent results at KS4 and KS5. We have fantastic facilities and rich history and ethos - students and staff are incredibly proud of their school. The attached application booklet gives more information about life at Ashlyns and why it's a superb place to teach and work.
The successful candidate will be committed to raising achievement and delivering excellent teaching and learning. With great career opportunities and a dynamic environment for learning, we invite applications from NQTs as well as more experienced colleagues.
We would be delighted to show you around our school. Please contact Clare Richardson, HR Officer, to arrange an appointment: Clare Richardson / 01442 863 605
Application closes: Noon, 12th April 2021
Interviews: Shortly after the closing date
To apply: Please use the 'apply for this job' button to apply online. Please note late applications will not be accepted.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.'
Candidates should be aware that there are 2 components to the application:
- Online application form, including personal statement (CVs should not be submitted)
- Covering Letter: this should not exceed the equivalent of 2 sides of A4 (font size no smaller than point 10) and should be distinct from the personal statement within the application form.
Ashlyns School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable.
All new employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be updated regularly in line with statutory guidance. As an equal opportunities employer, Ashlyns School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Ashlyns School. We operate an anonymised shortlisting process.
For more information and to apply online : www.teachinherts.com
- Mainstream school with state - foundation funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school in the historic market town of Berkhamsted.
Headteacher: James Shapland
"The school is led with determination, care and integrity". "Pupils are incredibly proud of their school and clea...