Ideal starting date to be after February half term 2017 but subject to negotiation
Preston Manor is a successful, oversubscribed, all-through Co-operative School in the highly diverse London borough of Brent. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages. We achieve very strong academic results and are ready to move the whole school to outstanding.
The school is situated close to the exciting new London Designer Outlet and is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. It can be easily reached using the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines as well as the Bakerloo line and London Overground. Central London locations can be reached within 20 minutes from the School.
Preston Manor is a high achieving and successful school and is looking for an excellent teacher to lead this committed department and to continue to build on its existing strengths and successes.
The successful candidate will have the vision, creativity and experience to drive the continued development of the Drama Department (and its place within the wider Faculty of Performing Arts) as a valued and popular group of subjects and qualifications amongst our school community. They will join an energetic school which strives to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement.
Drama is a popular subject across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 and expectations of student behaviour and learning are high. GCSE and A-level Drama are offered and the department is well resourced for the teaching of these courses. The faculty as a whole also offers a BTEC in Performing Arts.
The Drama department have successfully coordinated and contributed to whole school musicals and performances and are involved in cross curricular events such as ‘One World’ (A multi-cultural performance), ‘take over’ days and awards/parents evening show cases.
The successful candidate will:
- have a passion for teaching and learning
- be an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas
- be an excellent practitioner
- lead by example and act as a strong role model
- have a positive, can do attitude with staff and students
- be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills
- have a proven track record of achieving outstanding student attainment through own practice
- be an effective team player and value every aspect of the life of the school
- have effective interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire students and staff
- be an active learner, who constantly strives to improve, with the desire to progress
The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.
For further information and an application pack, email firstname.lastname@example.org, download from website www.preston-manor.com or click on the hyperlink http://www.preston-manor.com/page/?title=Job+Vacancies&pid=60 to direct you to the Preston Manor School Current Vacancies page.
Closing Date: noon Wednesday 30 November 2016
Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.