Teacher of Drama, Darwen

Closing date:New this week

Darwen Vale High SchoolDarwen

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Drama 

Full-time, permanent. 

Required for September 2018 

Darwen Vale High School is an Aldridge Academy and as such, part of the national multi academy trust. At a more local level we are part of the North West Cluster of schools that includes 2 other secondary schools and 1 primary school. 

We have outstanding facilities and in September 2012 the school moved into its award winning new school building which retained the iconic frontage of the old Grammar school whilst providing state-of-the-art modern facilities.  

In our Ofsted inspection in November we were judged to be RI. This matched our own self-evaluation. The Ofsted team commented, “Leaders, Governors and the trust are taking appropriate action to change the direction of the school.” 

As our numbers grow, we need an inspirational Teacher of Drama to deliver high quality lessons to pupils across years 7 -11. There is the opportunity to teach A Level or primary at our partner schools within the cluster. 

Applications are welcome from both NQTs (possible July start), and experienced teachers. There is the possibility of additional  responsibilities with appropriate remuneration for the right candidate.  

We can offer: 

State of the art modern facilities. 

Great location; straight off Junction 4 of the M65 and within a 30 minute commute for most places in Manchester and Lancashire. 

Outstanding CPD opportunities, including working with a partner school, DACA, DAES or Sudell Primary School. 

Closing date for applications is: 12.00 noon, Monday 30th April 2018.  

Interviews will take place: w/c 7th May. 

If you would like to discuss the position further, please contact Mr M Little on 07930 451881

Aldridge Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. References will be taken up for all shortlisted applicants, and successful candidates will be subject to  satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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More about Darwen Vale High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 223000
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Darwen Vale High School

Darwen Vale’s original predecessor school, Darwen Higher Grade School, was opened 1894 and in 1929 became Darwen Grammar School. The school moved to its current location in 1938 and continued until 1972 when, under the reorgan...