Closing Date: Thursday 27th April 2017 – 12 Noon
Interview Date: Week commencing 1st May 2017
We seek to appoint a highly qualified, driven and successful Head of Drama with experience of delivering high quality Drama lessons, who is now ready to take on the challenge of leading St Matthew Academy Drama Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding practitioner to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning in Drama and have a progressive impact on the Performing Arts at St Matthew Academy. Leading Drama across the secondary and primary phases, you will be accountable for ensuring the very highest standards of achievement. This role offers an exciting prospect for a candidate to take full advantage of the unique opportunities that our all-through academy brings.
St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.
The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to demonstrate excellent teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates that can offer two or more subjects within the area of Technology.
- Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
- Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
- A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
- Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
- A fully equipped gym and fitness suite which is well used by staff and supporters of the Cycle to Work Scheme
We welcome visits to our school prior to application. To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at StMatthewAcademy@hays.com or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770 for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
You can also visit http://www.stmatthewacademy.co.uk/ for more information.
St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts. This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.
Benjamin Evans c/o St Matthew Academy, St Joseph's Vale
T: 020 7259 8770