Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama) with the ability to teach English (KS3), Bradford

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Co-Op Academy GrangeBradford

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS £24,373pa - £40,490pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Classroom Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama) with the ability to teach English (KS3)

Required for January 2020 

Main Pay Range - Upper Pay Range: £24,373 – 40,490 FTE

Closing date:  Sunday 13 October 2019

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, talented and inspirational Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama) and English:

• You’ll be an excellent practitioner with the ability to secure excellent progress and attainment by exciting and inspiring learners;

• You’ll be committed to working with young people and as part of a successful team;

• You’ll have a positive with the vision and energy to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas;

• You’ll be ambitious; enthusiastic and professional willing to contribute to the wider life of the school and learning trust;

• NQTs are welcome to apply and comprehensive and bespoke professional development will be provided.

You’ll join a talented staff team and a successful partnership of schools which is committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities it serves.  As part of the Trust we can offer successful candidates a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression across all phases.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of our ‘Requires Improvement’ school (Ofsted January 2019), joining a highly motivated and forward-thinking staff team and contributing to our next level of successful development.  Ofsted has judged that the school has improved after much hard work from the staff and students over the past two and a half years. Co-op Academy Grange are already working hard and looking to improve on the feedback given in the recent report.  You can read the full report here: http://www.southfieldgrange.org.uk/grange-ofsted.  Get on board now because Co-op Academy Grange is back on track and going places. Following the merger with the Co-op Academies Trust, on 1 June 2019, this is such an exciting time to join us and make your mark on this journey.

What we offer:

• Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within the Co-op Academies Trust

• Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more

• Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

• Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership across Co-op Academy Grange

• A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment

• Enthusiastic students who are keen to make good progress 

• Welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/Continuing professional development

Further details and application forms can be found on the Academy’s website:



or by contacting Human Resources at gran-hr@coopacademies.co.uk

This is also the email address to which completed applications should be submitted.

Co-op Academy Grange is an inspiring place to work and learn and as part of the Co-op Academies Trust, aims to secure excellence in all aspects of its work.  We’re a larger than average inner-city academy, the largest school in south Bradford, within the Little Horton ward (BD5).  45% of households are described as either D- working class or E – non-working. 42% of properties have three or more bedrooms.  The largest ethnic group is Pakistani at 43% (Bradford 20%) and second largest white British at 15% (Bradford 64%).  17% of people living in Bradford were born outside the UK.  The 2011 census identifies 80% of homes in BD5 having one or more deprivation dimensions. Bradford authority identifies a clear correlation between wards with high deprivation and a lack of positive outcomes across a range of measures.  We’re a highly inclusive school fully committed to improving a range of outcomes for our students.  We make a real difference to the lives of our students and welcome applications from others who wish to join us in this important work.

Co-op Academy Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are made subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and a medical declaration.

“Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

More about Co-Op Academy Grange
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Haycliffe Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 9ET, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1274 779662
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