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Teacher of Performing Arts (Drama & Music)

London Enterprise Academy (LEA)Tower Hamlets

Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher of  Performing Arts? If so, we would like to meet you.

London Enterprise Academy is a Free School at the heart of London’s vibrant East End. The Academy opened in September 2014 with year 7’s only, in a former glass office block, which has been fully renovated to a high standard. The Academy has grown to almost five hundred students aged 11-16 provides a stimulating education and personalised curriculum within a supportive environment.  All of our students are encouraged to stretch themselves to achieve their potential.

Required from September 2021, the successful candidate will be a creative individual, excited by the challenge of working in Drama and Music. They will be teaching either Drama or Music at KS3 and the other subject at KS4 level. He or she will be a problem solver, looking for opportunities to craft engaging explorations and discoveries from any aspect of school life.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher who has had experience of teaching Drama and Music within a secondary school setting. This post would equally suit either an experienced practitioner wanting a new challenge or a teacher wishing to work with a group of dynamic teachers in a small department in a small school.

The successful candidate for the Teacher of Performing Arts will:

* Hold DfE Qualified Teacher Status, an undergraduate degree.

* Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires pupils and has experience of teaching in successful inner city school

* Have a track record of successful learning and teaching and delivering results

* Have the ability to draw upon their professional background to demonstrate their ability to successfully teach up to GCSE

* Be creative in delivering a rigorous, academic curriculum

* Believe that every child can and will succeed

* Be flexible, collaborative and resilient

* Contribute to the whole life of the school through our extensive enrichment programme.

* Have the highest ambitions for your pupils, the department, the school and yourself

We will offer you:

* A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards

* An opportunity to deliver an exciting, academic curriculum

* A network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from

London Enterprise Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a successful enhanced DBS clearance.

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