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Job details
Employer Preston School
Location Somerset
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required for February 2017

Devastatingly Good Drama Teacher?

 Maternity Leave contract (February-July 2017)

Our aspiration is to be great in all that we do. Are you a great teacher & leader or aspire to be one? If so, Preston School is the right school for you!

We are a Business & Enterprise Academy that aspires to embody our strapline of ‘Bringing Learning to Life & Life to Learning’ for every student every day. We place a large emphasis on the development of character and personality of our students, alongside a relentless drive for improving progress in all of the subjects that they study. We aim to be GREAT in everything that we do.

Our student body are wonderful to work with and visitors to the school regularly comment upon the great learning environment within the school, personified by the excellent relationships between students and staff. We firmly believe in the core BASICs that the students are asked to follow, and we recognise that teaching is made easier when students are engaged with their learning - as ours are.

We are looking for a teacher of Drama to continue the great work that already goes on with our highly-capable students. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and talented teacher who is looking to make a difference in this exciting role.

We would welcome your application if you are:

  • passionate about teaching Drama and aspire for Preston School to be GREAT
  • ambitious and have high expectations, in order to engage and enthuse students to learn
  • committed to the education of all young people with the knowledge and experience to teach across the whole range of age and ability (11- 16)
  • an excellent team member with the capacity to lead and develop the department
  • committed to continually improving as a teacher and as a leader of learning
  • An NQT or more experienced teacher

Information on the school and post can be accessed from  

This post is subject to two references along with enhanced DBS check from Criminal Record Bureau and medical history check. If you would like to visit us prior to applying then please contact Shelley Thorne, Personnel Officer, on the email below.

Please apply by downloading the application form from the school’s website and return completed with a covering letter addressed to Gregg Morrison, Principal, to  

Closing date: 9am, Monday 5th December 2016
Provisional interview date: Thursday 8th December 2016

No on roll: 996

About the employer

Information about Preston School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Monks Dale
BA21 3JD
United Kingdom
+44 1935 431 216