Head of Drama, The Laurus Trust

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Laurus TrustThe Laurus Trust

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale + TLR2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Laurus Trust- Unashamedly Academic

This is a permanent position within the Laurus Trust at Didsbury High School. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will take up the position of Head of Department based at Hazel Grove High School in the first instance as maternity cover, before moving to Didsbury High School in September 2020 as Head of Department. 

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Has excellent and demonstrable subject knowledge and can deliver high quality teaching and learning across all key stages  
  • Inspires students to strive for excellence and is committed to our ethos that we do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that all students achieve their potential  

About us:

The Laurus Trust is a new and growing multi-academy trust in the North-West of England.

The vision of the Trust is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them.

All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. Our founder school Cheadle Hulme High School was judged Outstanding in every single category by Ofsted in 2011 and 2015. The 2018 results for CHHS put us in the top 2% of all schools nationally. 

Our students’ behaviour is faultless. (Ofsted 2015) 

At the heart of our success at Laurus is the passionate belief in the importance of professional learning for all our staff. A rich diet of research informed pedagogy ensures that our teachers are at the cutting edge of their practice. To support this we financially support masters and doctoral level study alongside the NPQ suite of qualifications.

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and have the passion and commitment to join us at an exciting time for learning and development as we expand and open new schools in the Trust, then we would like to hear from you.     

Laurus Secondary Schools 

• Cheadle Hulme High School

• Laurus Cheadle Hulme 

• Laurus Ryecroft

• Didsbury High School

• Hazel Grove High School

To apply, complete the application form below by clicking on the Quick Apply button (CVs are not accepted).

Deadline for applications: 9am Wednesday 25th September 2019

Interviews to be held on Monday 30th September 2019

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. 



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Cheadle Hulme High School, Woods Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 7JY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 4857201
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