Applications are invited from highly professional, enthusiastic and well-qualified teachers for this exciting, rewarding and demanding maternity cover role. Preferably starting on 19th April 2021 until 31st March 2022 or the return of the post holder, whichever is sooner.
The ability to teach KS3, KS4 and KS5 Drama & Theatre studies is essential and teaching KS3 and KS4 English is desirable. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellence in their approach to teaching and learning in the classroom.
The Drama Department is led by Ms Naomi Berry. Examination results consistently reflect excellent progress and staff are encouraged to be autonomous in their teaching, welcoming influence of collaboration with professional theatres and practitioners. We aim to showcase students' work publicly each year and collaborate with our fantastic specialist Music department to produce exceptionally high quality Musical Theatre productions. For details on the curriculum taught please read the supporting documents.
Bristol Cathedral Choir School (BCCS) is part of the Cathedral Schools Trust and has a reputation built on outstanding academic progress and outcomes. We are a diverse and dynamic mainstream setting in a beautiful city centre location serving students from all over Bristol and welcoming those of all faiths and none.
“The ethos and culture of the academy are outstanding. Pupils from a wide and diverse range of backgrounds, faiths, beliefs and values come together in an exceptionally harmonious environment where all are respected, valued and supported to do well.” Ofsted 2016.
The school received an overall judgement of “Outstanding” from Ofsted in January 2016 and is the most oversubscribed school in Bristol, with a trend of strong results in public examinations at both GCSE and A level.
As a growing Trust there is incredible opportunity for professional development. The Trust also offers excellent benefits including:
● Attractive holiday periods including an 8 week summer break
● Local Government Pension Scheme
● Continuous professional development
● Cycle to work scheme
Further information about the school can be found on our website. Informal enquiries may be made to the Head’s PA, Mimi Johnson.
Applications should be received by midnight on Sunday 31st January 2021
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 8th February 2021
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Cathedral Schools Trust recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, but particularly welcome those from BAME backgrounds, as we recognise that our staff team does not currently reflect the diversity of our student body.
As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we ask that all applications are made by application form and we would be grateful if they could be accompanied by an equal opportunities monitoring form. The equal opportunities form is anonymous and is not shared with the shortlisting panel.
Bristol Cathedral Choir School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.