Teacher of Drama, Westminster

Closing date:

The St Marylebone C.E SchoolWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an outstanding teacher to join our prestigious Drama department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across all key stages and will be part of the wider Performing Arts Faculty.


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Drama is dynamic, aspirational, well-respected and supported in this Specialist Performing Arts School.  The department has a record of strong results at GCSE and A-Level. Teaching is imaginative and intelligent - with great results.  We offer students a wide range of enriching opportunities in and beyond the classroom. We take part in four yearly high-profile theatre festivals, including Edinburgh and we have strong links with several West End theatres and drama schools. Like Drama GCSE, our KS5 Theatre Studies A-Level course is very popular. 

The ideal candidate will have adventurous ideas, excellent teaching skills and be a hard-working team-player with passion and drive.  Experience of teaching Edexcel A-Level is desirable. 


About the School:

Founded in 1791, The St Marylebone CE School is an outstanding comprehensive school for girls with a mixed sixth form, serving students of all faiths or no faith. Rated successively ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The St Marylebone Teaching School Alliance offers teacher training programmes

The School is situated in the heart of central London, just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street on the tranquil Marylebone High Street, with Regent’s Park just moments away. We are close to excellent transport links (Regent’s Park, Baker Street and Bond Street Tube Stations).  


PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Qualified to degree level 

• Qualified Teacher Status in a relevant subject

• Successful experience of teaching Drama at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5

• Can demonstrate creative and innovative approaches to teaching in a school where Drama is a valued specialism 

• Evidence of at least good teaching leading to high attainment and progress

• Evidence of relevant subject-based CPD

• Understanding of the use of assessment to inform planning and improve student performance

• Commitment to enrichment and extra-curricular provision, notably Drama, in the development of students

• Ability to set consistently high expectations for all students through class work, homework and enrichment

• Ability to work effectively in a team

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students

• Ability to organise, plan and prioritise effectively

• Enthusiasm, drive and love of learning

• Flexibility, adaptability and creativity.


HOW TO APPLY

Please complete an application form. Application forms are available to download from the School’s website: www.stmarylebone.school/contact/vacancies/

As part of the form you will need to complete a supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4), in order to demonstrate your suitability for the post.

Please return your completed application form via e-mail  to: recruitment@stmaryleboneschool.com 

 

Closing date: 5.00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019

Start date:  January 2020

Please note that applicants may be called earlier so we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults and it is our expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 



More about The St Marylebone C.E School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Lower School Site (A), 64 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 5BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7935 4704
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The St Marylebone CE School is an all-girls secondary with co-educational sixth form in Westminster, central London. It is affiliated with the Church of England and designated a National Teaching School. Since 2011, St Marylebone has had academy stat...