Teacher of Drama, London

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City of London Academy Highbury GroveLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove are seeking a Teacher of Drama to join our well-resourced, highly skilled, successful and supportive Drama Department. We would welcome applications from either newly qualified or experienced drama teachers. Newly qualified teachers would have the benefit of an extensive and highly regarded programme of support in the school. The post offers opportunities to teach at all levels and to engage with an active and vibrant enrichment programme. 

At Highbury Grove we are passionate about drama and believe in the premise ‘I am an actor and I act’. Actors are known as Drama Makers with a provision that covers all Key Stages. Students in year 7 and 8 have an hour a week learning the art of acting and in year 9 drama becomes an option where students put their skills into practice through devising and scripted projects as well as behind the scenes work. GCSE Drama is very popular and KS5 Drama and Theatre Studies is growing year on year. 

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is on an exciting journey to re-establish itself as an outstanding provider of high-quality education. The school’s mission is to embed excellence in everything they do and staff will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding. 

Already the country’s best performingTrust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team to bring the Academy forward to achieving its ambition to be an Outstanding Academy.

We’re committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust. 

If you would like to build your future with us and be part of this exciting journey, please visit www.highburygrove.cola.org.uk/staff-vacancies/87.html to download a job pack and application form. Completed forms should be emailed to hr@highburygrove.cola.org.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

Closing date:  Wednesday 20 June 2018 9.00am. 

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis so early applications are encouraged. 

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More about City of London Academy Highbury Grove
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Highbury Grove, Highbury, London, N5 2EQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7288 8900
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Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity...