Teacher of Drama, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

Cheney SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 (£23,720) – UPS3 (£39,406) per annum + potential TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

NQTs accelerated to M2/ £25,593 subject to successful completion of professional review at end of term one.

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome 

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers 

We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational and innovative teacher of Drama with a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students, to join our ambitious and well-resourced department. The Drama department plays a key role in the life and culture of the school including main school productions, curriculum performances and cross curricular events. 

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role please contact Charlotte Broom, Assistant Headteacher, at: CBR@cheney.oxon.sch.uk  

Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale depending on experience together with a potential TLR. 

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

Closing date: 8am, Monday, 15 July 2019

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below and email it to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk 

Cheney School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

More about Cheney School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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Cheney School is a Secondary School in Oxford, a school that has been part of the life and education of Oxford since 1797. The school’s success is built on traditional values, as well as progressive thinking. We have high expectations of all students...