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Teacher of Drama  ​​​​​​​

Weston Favell Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Contract | Salary: MRP/UPR

Are you an enthusiastic Teacher of Drama and a team player who is looking to join an energetic department?

Teacher of Drama  

Ref: 17-18/WFA/001

Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)

19.5 hours a week


Required ASAP

Closing date: 25 September 2017 at noon

Interviews to take place 29 September 2017

Are you an enthusiastic Teacher of Drama and a team player who is looking to join an energetic department?

About the Role

We wish to recruit someone who shares our vision that all pupils should leave with the skills to be able to express themselves creatively and imaginatively, and to gain self-esteem and confidence.  As a Teacher of Drama you will be expected to ensure, through effective Teaching and Learning that all pupils are equipped to listen, negotiate and communicate.

This is a part time role working Monday, Tuesday and Fridays.

About You

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about Drama and about helping all pupils succeed despite their background
  • has high professional standards
  • is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality 
  • is able to make positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike
  • is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage pupils.

You must have experience in working with Key Stage 3 pupils.

About Us

The Weston Favell Academy is making substantial improvements in all areas and we are investing heavily in our staffing structure to continue this momentum.  We are a supportive team, committed to ensuring that our learners fulfil their potential despite any barriers they may face. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join our team.

Located on the outskirts of Northampton, we are situated in a great part of the country. Northampton has a £20billion economy and sits at the heart of one of four designated Growth Areas in England, with big plans for housing and the economy. With plenty of countryside on the doorstep it’s surprising that it’s only an hour away from London.

In Return

Working for the GAT you can be assured that you will be contributing to helping support our mission to enable every child to do their best.  All our academies work collaboratively together to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth. 

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Principal, on 01604 402121 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy please call 0115 748 3344

  • Booth Lane South, Northampton NN3 3EZ

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