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Teacher of Dance (part time 0.3 FTE)

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Required from January 2021

Fixed Term - August 2022

MPS/UPS

We seek to appoint an exciting and inspirational teacher of dance, with ambition to achieve the very best possible outcomes for students and the ability to lead our dedicated and hard-working students through their GCSE Dance studies. There can be flexibility over which days and times the lessons would take place, and we would invite enquiries from all suitably qualified teachers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly effective and collegiate school where teachers are supported and encouraged to thrive and develop and there are excellent facilities for students. Blatchington Mill School is a superb place to work.

We are an ambitious school and we believe that every child can succeed. If you are a great classroom teacher, a self-reflective practitioner, a highly effective communicator and have ambition to develop your career, then please apply to join us in creating an ‘ethic of excellence’ for all our students.

Blatchington Mill is a ‘Good’ school, with ‘Outstanding’ behaviour and safety. We achieve positive value-added in our exam results, stretch our most able, and support our most vulnerable. We innovate in the classroom, placing huge value on teacher-led action research and professional development. We work in partnership with schools locally and nationally and believe in collaboration and school-led improvement. We are also a designated Stonewall Training School.

Our most recent reviews of the school have commented that:

“The energy, enthusiasm and personal interest shown by leaders are highly motivational, creating a culture of initiative, innovation and success.”

“Staff work collaboratively to learn from each other, strong teams are built and so teachers guide and support each other. This has developed a culture in which staff are confident and eager to improve; where they view challenges positively.”

“There is a high level of mutual respect and trust between teachers and students and between students themselves; contributing successfully to students’ moral and social development. It is rare to see students not engaged with their learning.”

“Students are well behaved, courteous and polite. They show positive attitudes to the teacher, their learning and each other. This makes a strong contribution to the friendly and welcoming atmosphere that pervades the school.”

“The school is very inclusive, and students show respect and consideration for one another in their behaviour in classrooms and around the school.”

If you would like to join us, and feel you could thrive in a collegiate and positive atmosphere then please read the accompanying person specification and job description and consider if you possess:

If you are interested in applying for this role please complete and return an application form before the closing date (CVs alone will not be considered).

Closing date: 4th December 2020 – 12.00 noon

Interview date: TBC

Please return your completed application form to Amanda Brasington, PA to Head Teacher, via email to recruitment@blatchingtonmill.org.uk

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of interview dates where appropriate. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, with a view to an early interview.

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.
Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).