Teacher of Drama

Brigshaw High SchoolLeeds

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who can provide a first-class education for our students, raising achievement and promoting outstanding progress.  You must have a passion for Drama and the ability to communicate this to a wide range of pupils with different needs and abilities. You will be expected to teach across all age and ability ranges.

Overall purpose of the post:

To carry out the professional duties of a teacher, as circumstances may require, in accordance with the school’s policies, under the direction of the Head Teacher. To work under an agreed system of management to deliver learning and the development of specialist knowledge.

Main duties and responsibilities:        

Teaching and Learning:

● Teach Drama at KS3, KS4 and KS5.

● Plan, teach and assess highly effective lessons to ensure all students make good progress, taking account and reviewing prior attainment when planning and teaching lessons.

● Use a range of engaging styles and resources to best meet the needs of all learners.

● Use a range of marking and feedback strategies to ensure that constructive feedback is provided regularly to students make progress.

● Accountability for individual progress in your allocated classes.

● Promoting the achievement of high standards through effecting teaching and learning within subject area, preparation, evaluation and action planning.

● Co-ordinate class work with any classroom assistant support.

● Develop and sustain knowledge of current educational practices and be responsible for own continuing professional development.

● Set effective homework to encourage and enliven student learning, in accordance with departmental policy.

● Ensure differentiation and personalisation of learning for all students, to both support and challenge.

● Strive to deliver outstanding lessons.


● To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

● Take responsibility for upholding high standards of behaviour and classroom management within the classroom and the school’s environment.

● Be the first line of contact for parents and carers concerns with regards to their child’s performance and well-being of your classes.

● Assess, record and report pupils’ progress effectively.

● Promote a love of learning and foster their intellectual curiosity.

● Engender a commitment to success in each of the pupils.

● To be an effective form tutor and support the school’s vertical tutoring programme.


● Implementing school and departmental policies and practice and to promote collective responsibility for their implementation.

● Willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the department.

● Willingness to become involved in aspects of departmental planning and development

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