Teacher of Drama (Temporary Maternity Cover), Oldham

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The Radclyffe SchoolOldham

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Start date: November 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,917 - £38,633 (negotiable - see job details)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are keen to recruit an outstanding teacher who can bring their knowledge, skills and above all enthusiasm for drama to our school. We are an outstanding school with a determination to continue on our journey beyond outstanding. You would be joining a successful team that is keen to do the very best for our students. This temporary maternity cover position would suit an experienced teacher or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first post. We are able to negotiate a higher salary if the successful person is willing and able to take on some of the subject responsibility of the absent Head of Drama. This is not, however, a requirement and your teaching ability is most important.  

We can offer the successful candidate the support needed to excel.  

We can offer you:  

•a successful and forward looking school with stunning and unrivalled facilities for teaching drama;  

•the support of an outstanding Sports, Performance and Arts Faculty (SPA) with Artsmark and Sportsmark Platinum status; 

•a supportive staff and Senior Leadership Team;  

•a school renowned for outstanding professional development opportunities;  

•a school community committed to corporate excellence;  

•an employer that cares about your well-being.  

Do you have: 

• Outstanding classroom practice; 

• The passion and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students

        through Drama; 

• The ability to work closely with SPA colleagues to lead our annual production and other

        performances to our local community; 

• The knowledge, skills and experience of teaching AQA GCSE and the BTEC L2 in Performing


• Experience in developing partnerships with the community and external organisations such

        as Shakespeare for Schools; 

• Expertise in using technology to enhance teaching and learning.  

A pre-application visit can be arranged by contacting us. See Letter for Applicants for contact details. The indication at present is that the post will most likely be from 5 November 2018 until mid-July 2019.

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More about The Radclyffe School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hunt Lane, Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire, OL9 0LS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 622 3200
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The overriding priority when making any decision at The Radclyffe School is to achieve the very best outcomes for our students. Visit our website and you will see this precept enshrined in everything we do. That goes for our employment practices too....