Performing Arts Drama Strand Leader

Job Roles:
Subject Leader - schools related roles, Teacher
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Performing Arts
Region:
London
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
MPS/UPS (Inner London) + TLR2 £2,667 + Additional Harris Benefits
Posted:
11th Apr 2018
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Job Ref:
3607

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2017, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.76, which places us in the top 5% of schools nationally.

We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic Performing Arts Drama Strand Leader. A qualified teacher, you will have excellent opportunities to engage in wider Harris Federation academy improvement and professional development activities.

About you:

With Drama teaching experience, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in raising standards. You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.

Your role:
•To be accountable for student progress and development in the strand allocated across KS3, KS4 and post 16, including meeting student achievement targets for subject areas which are agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body.
•To support in developing the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in the subject area, in accordance with the academy aims and policies, as determined by the Principal and Governing Body.
•To ensure that all school policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff in the subject area.
•To lead development for literacy, within subject areas, to raise standards of Literacy across the Academy.
•To ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
•To lead on key strands/activities within the Faculty and in negotiation with the Coordinator.

Why work at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich?
•A school in the top 5% in England and Wales, and the number seven boys' comprehensive school, for student progress
•Judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, we combine the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching, learning and technology
•Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
•Generous Harris rewards and benefits

For more information, please contact the school on 020 8299 5300 or info@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.

Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQML, a qualification that provides a national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This programme is for teachers aspiring to take up middle leadership positions, and led by some of the most talented principals in the country who are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students. Find out more www.harristeachingschool.com

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
20/04/2018
Contact Details:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Tel: 020 8299 5300
Contact: HR
Email:

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