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Teacher of Music with Drama

Esher Church of England High SchoolSurrey

We are looking for an inspirational Teacher of Music with the ability to teach some Drama to join our Performing Arts Team. GCSE Music, BTEC Music and Drama are all taught at KS4. We are seeking a candidate with the ability to teach at least one of these subjects to KS4 level. You will have the initiative, drive and determination to teach brilliant lessons and contribute towards our creative and evolving curriculum.

The Performing Arts Department is a collaborative team who are all passionate about seeing young people succeed in their subject and offer a vibrant place for students to learn and develop their creative skills. We are looking for a likeminded individual who can add to this already thriving team, where you will have the opportunity to be part of whole school shows, contribute to performances at our local church and with other external partners and participate in overseas tours.

Esher High School is an oversubscribed high performing School. We have enjoyed substantial investment in our facilities recently, which has improved the learning environment across the School. We have high expectations for our students wanting them to grow into confident, ambitious and responsible citizens ready to face the challenges of the adult world.

We are ambitious to continue to move Esher High School forward and will welcome applications from an innovative teacher who is:

  • Passionate about Music and Drama and able to inspire students.
  • Able to demonstrate a positive and creative approach in the classroom.
  • Committed to the continuous process of raising attainment with every child in their classroom and within the department.
  • Willing to promote and contribute to a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • Keen to share and promote the school’s vision of high standards and success for all.

About us

Here at Esher High School we are an oversubscribed high-performing School. We aim to equip our students with the skills to grow into confident, ambitious and responsible citizens ready to face the challenges of the adult world. Our staff are passionate about seeing young people succeed in their subject. Our students’ results at KS4 have been consistently improving with the progress of our students being consistently above national average.

In return

A comprehensive induction programme is provided for all new staff, as well as time to participate in lesson observations and learning walks. We are committed to continual professional development including access to peer coaching, termly teaching and learning group meetings and bespoke personalised training.

Further benefits include a two-week autumn half term break, a wide range of bespoke professional development opportunities, free gym use and ample on-site parking.

Closing date: Monday 17 May 2021 at 8.00am

Interview date: Thursday 20 May 2021

We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews before the closing date for strong candidates.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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