Teacher of Drama, Wiltshire

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Abbeyfield SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all.

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a talented and enthusiastic Drama Teacher to join our thriving Creative Arts Department. As a member of the team you will be well-supported by a team of dynamic teachers who are passionate about the Creative Arts. GCSE and A Level results across the department are consistently good. In your role you will be expected to teach a broad drama curriculum across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. 

The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team who are fully committed to developing staff to fulfil their potential.

NQTs are welcome to apply for these posts and will benefit greatly from a supportive and enthusiastic team. All our staff receive professional CPD opportunities much of which draws on our links with the North Wiltshire Schools Teaching Alliance and Challenge Partner links.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:

  • A high performing and growing school – operating well above the national average in English and Maths;
  • Excellent leadership which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership;
  • A thriving sixth form where pupils make better progress than their peers across the country;
  • Outstanding behaviour;
  • Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding.

For a full information pack, please see our website www.abbeyfieldschool.co.uk or telephone 01249 464500

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 14 May 2018 at 12.30pm

Interview date: Wednesday 23 May 2018

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 464500
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