Teacher of Performing Arts (Music and Drama), Rotherham

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Wingfield AcademyRotherham

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Would you like to be part of an energetic, passionate and hardworking Performing Arts team?

Potential candidates will:

• Have passion and enthusiasm towards performing arts with a desire to engage students across all year groups both within the curriculum and as part of the vibrant extra-curricular opportunities available. 

  • Have the ability to transfer their knowledge within the theoretical and practical elements of  musical performance and delivery of the rock school music qualification.

• Demonstrate unique  personal skills and qualities that thrive in an  already established energetic, hardworking and committed team.

• Be fully committed to the Academy’s ethos and vision.

• Be prepared to continue their professional development to ensure they become an outstanding practitioner.

• Strive to empower our students by going the extra mile to ensure each young person achieves to their highest ability both academically and personally.   

In return we can offer: 

• A ‘child centred, progress focused’ school ethos.

• A school with a well-established culture of hard work and high expectations.

• A welcoming and supportive community, where staff really do matter.

• A specialist mentor; who will provide sessions and training on teaching pedagogy as well as access to an outstanding programme of continuing professional development delivered by the teaching school alliance.

• Opportunities to develop the skills and qualities to progress your leadership career. 

• A supportive loyal and committed Leadership Team with a clear vision of raising standards of teaching and learning and positive behaviour. 

• A cohort of students with high standards of behaviour and a willingness to learn.

Wingfield Academy, has become a high performing Academy, having delivered it's third consecutive year of remarkable examination results, placing it once again as the second highest performing school in Rotherham and in the top 7% nationally for progress. The Academy is growing in popularity following its success and is looking to expand and develop, attracting the best people to work alongside our dedicated and ambitious staff who go the extra mile to make a quantifiable and powerful contribution to social mobility. We focus on the things that matter.

Our newly formed performing arts faculty offers students from Y7 to Y11 a multi disciplinary approach to performance.  Our young people study a curriculum that builds confidence in musical and dramatic performance and unashamedly believes that the performing arts is a key ingredient for success  in later life.  

It is anticipated that Wingfield Academy will be the first secondary school to join the highly successful post 16 MAT, New Collaborative Learning Trust at Easter 2020, and in doing so will lead the development of the secondary arm. This provides exceptional opportunities for those just starting out and those colleagues seeking career development. 

If this sounds like a place for you then why not join our dynamic team as a teacher within the performing arts department and be part of the driving force to ensure we become outstanding and the number one choice for parents in the locality.

In your application you are invited to write no more than one side of A4 which outlines how your personal skills and qualities make you the perfect candidate for a career in teaching.  All applications must be on the Wingfield Academy application form, attached.  Whilst the role is full time, part-time requests will also be considered.  

Informal discussions about the role with the Headteacher and a visit to the Academy are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the Headteacher’s PA; Amanda Cook on 01709 513002 or email office@wingfieldacademy.org to make an appointment to visit. 

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. 

Closing date for applications: 12noon on Friday 27th March 2020

Interview date: TBC 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Wingfield Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S61 4AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1709 513002
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