Teacher of Drama (with ability to teach English) Full Time

Posted: 11.01.2019    Closes: 21.01.2019    Interview Date: As soon as possible

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and inspirational Teacher of Drama with an ability to teach English to join our school. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers, as well as those with more experience.

You will be joining successful, well established Drama and English teams and are warmly welcomed to visit our school to meet members of both departments and to see for yourself what a great place Westborough is to work.

The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals.

An Ofsted inspection in June 2017 designated the school as Good where pupils ‘take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”.  Ofsted commended the school leadership team for providing “quality training for teachers’’.

If you are:   

• An innovative and creative teacher of Drama.

• Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others

• Can consistently deliver effective lessons to the full 11-16 age range

As a valued member of our team we can offer:   

• Clear and shared values and expectations

• A commitment to tailored professional development

• A stimulating work environment

• An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team

If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you.

The closing date for applications to be returned is 9.00 a.m. on Monday 21 January 2019. (Interviews are provisionally scheduled to take place that week).

How to apply:

Apply by downloading and completing the application form and submitting to Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on with your Covering Letter.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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  • Location: Dewsbury
  • Start Date: 01.09.2019
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : MPS/UPS/LP Scale, possibility of TLR or R+R

The Employer

Westborough High School

Westborough High School

Stockhill Street, Off Oxford Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2JE, England

t: 01924 469 549

Westborough High School is an 11- 16 High School with a roll of approximately 1100 students. It has a proud history having opened in 1961 as a technical school and transforming into the High School in 1970. We are a cooperative Trust with key Educational institutions in and around Huddersfield.
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