Teacher of Drama, Birmingham

Closing date:

Holyhead SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Drama (MPS) Maternity Cover  1 Year fixed term Required for September 2018  

Holyhead is special because….

Holyhead School is a heavily over-subscribed, 11-19 Academy in Handsworth with over 1300 students on roll. The school was designated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted following a successful inspection in December 2013, April 2015 and December 2017. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school’s success including:

● Teachers have high expectations of all students, regardless of their ability

● Relationships are excellent and are built on respect and trust 

● Students from many different backgrounds and cultures get on very well together 

● Staff morale is high

● GCSE results across a range of subjects are significantly better than those of similar schools, representing outstanding progress 

● Students’ achievement in the Sixth Form is outstanding

We are looking for….

● An energetic and enthusiastic teacher of Drama aspiring to Middle Leadership with experience of teaching Drama at Key Stage 3,4 and 5 

● An outstanding practitioner with a track record of success

● A dedicated professional with a commitment to extracurricular activities that add value for students

We can offer….

● Excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate

● The opportunity to progress to Middle Leadership with a bespoke CPD programme 

● The opportunity to be part of a highly innovative and successful faculty

● A friendly and supportive working environment committed to Staff Wellbeing

The Drama curriculum area at Holyhead has an outstanding track record. It is now part of our new Creative Arts Faculty. We are looking for a creative individual to join a new team. If you have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to join us as we move forward in this exciting curriculum area then please contact Mr Yasir Idris, HR Manager, and ask for an application pack. Alternatively, the information can be downloaded from our website. Informal enquiries are most welcome. 

Please note applications only accepted on the official Holyhead School job application form. 

Holyhead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Closing date: 12 Noon on Monday 21st  May 2018

Interviews to be held on Thursday 24th May 2018 

Holyhead School, Milestone Lane, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B210HN

Tel: 0121-523-1960 Fax: 0121-523-1969 

email: enquiry@holyheadschool.org.uk twitter: @holyhead_school



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Milestone Lane, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 0HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 5231960
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Welcome message by the new Principal 

Holyhead  is special because of the commitment to high aspirations, shared by our  staff, our students, our parents/carers and the local community. 
The aim of the school is that every...