Drama Teacher

15 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Role: Drama Teacher

Salary: Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Required: September 2019

Contract/Duration: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time

Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London

Closing Date: 10am, Mon 17th June (early applications are welcome and will be dealt with on receipt)

Do you aspire to be a talented, dynamic and an ambitious teacher, who will ensure outstanding progress for all pupils? Do you have a real passion and desire to inspire and enthuse pupils with your own love of drama and the performing arts? Are you skilled at fostering independent and collaborative pupil-led learning? If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, Lewisham, at this exciting time on our journey to Outstanding.

We seek to appoint a committed and ambitious Drama Teacher to join our Academy. This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified, dynamic teacher to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching. Equally this role would suit an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge as there are opportunities to work with primary pupils as well as KS3 and KS4 students. A TLR is available for a suitably experienced teacher and there is potential for this role to be part time. Drama is a popular subject amongst our pupils and many are keen to be involved in extra-curricular opportunities. This role offers an exciting prospect for a candidate to take full advantage of the unique opportunities that our all-through academy brings.

The successful candidate will join a supportive and strong team of specialist performing arts teachers and will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced practitioners from the team and across the academy to extend and develop their own practice.

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant, Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 4 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is 'let your light shine' and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to support teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer:
  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
  • A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
  • A fully equipped gym and fitness suite that is well used and free for staff
  • Season Ticket Loan and a Cycle to Work scheme
  • Staff enrichment sessions and a strong commitment staff wellbeing

To apply, please request an application pack from Ashanti Coleman by an email via the button below or you can contact Ashanti on 020 8853 6271 to arrange a visit to St Matthew Academy or an informal chat with Emma Thurston, Deputy Head Teacher.

Closing Date: 10am, Mon 17th June, 2019.

You can also visit our website for more information.

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