Dance Teacher, Bushey, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' Main/Upper payscale (Fringe area). £24,859pa to £40,520pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an enthusiastic and dynamic Dance Teacher?

Do you believe that there are no limits to student achievement?

Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale (London fringe)

If so, why not consider joining our school and make a difference to our students.  We would like to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Dance Teacher who has proven experience of success and is ready to join our highly motivated Performing & Visual Arts Faculty in September 2019.  Additional remuneration may be available for a suitably experienced applicant.

The successful person will join a vibrant performing arts faculty which is committed to attaining the highest standard in teaching and learning.  Dance is a high profile department in our school and the current Head of Dance has established it as a centre of excellence and this commitment is reflected in exam results.  We have a fantastic dance studio and great facilities in the multipurpose main hall ensuring that dance is a popular choice with students.  There is a dynamic and active extra-curricular timetable in place and you must be willing to take part and contribute to this both in and across our Multi Academy Trust.  

Applications are welcome from outstanding NQTs with potential for further development.  We also welcome applications from more experienced colleagues who are looking for a change or anyone considering returning to teaching where you will be fully supported back into the classroom.  We offer excellent NQT support including a bespoke programme of training and mentors and there are excellent opportunities for professional development.  The ability to offer a second subject would be an advantage.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work.  The school is ranked within the top 10 most popular schools in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising.  We have strong links with both local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust.  Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk.  

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT).  For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website along with further information about the school.  Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: by the deadline.  Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 20th May 2019 (midday) 

Interviews: likely to be on Thursday 23rd and/or Friday 24th May 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...