Teacher of Drama and English, Sheffield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Silverdale SchoolSheffield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23720 - £39406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities.

Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Teacher of Drama and English

100% FTE

Required from September 2019 a forward-thinking and committed teacher to work in our successful Performing Arts and English departments.

We are seeking a practitioner with excellent subject knowledge who can successfully plan and deliver lessons that inspire students to achieve their full potential. We are excited to be launching a new A-Level in Drama and Theatre from September 2019 and would be interested in receiving applications from individuals with experience of teaching this course. In addition, we have strong extra-curricular provision throughout the year and seek an enthusiastic individual who can add to this offer.

Based mainly in the Performing Arts department, the successful candidate will be required to teach KS3 and KS4 Drama, and KS5 Drama and Theatre. Within English, the candidate will be required to teach KS3 in the first instance.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and welcoming staff and would suit a newly/recently qualified or experienced teacher. We look forward to receiving your application.

Completed application forms to be sent to Carly Braid in HR at: recruitment@chorustrust.org

Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 24 March 2019 by 11:59pm

Interview to be held: Week beginning Monday 15 April 2019

We are aware that some applicants may be on holiday during this period – please indicate on the application form any dates you will not be available for interview

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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More about Silverdale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 2369991
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