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Drama Teacher - Full-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-245T
  • Posted:25/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus up to £5,000 R&R Bonus*
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:26/06/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Shortly after closing date


We require a Teacher of Performing Arts to continue the development of this subject in the Academy.

St Augustine Academy has a thriving Performing Arts hub and is committed to promoting musical and performing arts excellence for all children.

The post will involve teaching Music and Drama to enhance the delivery of Performing Arts including school performances and liaison with local primary schools.

You will be working with individual music tutors offering bespoke music lessons to students.  You will also have the opportunity to lead and take part in our performing arts shows.

The post would suit an experienced teacher or enthusiastic ECT whohas the ability to teach music as well as drama.

The music department at St Augustine Academy has exceptional facilities. We moved into our purpose built music area in 2014. The music department comprises of two large teaching rooms. Room 1 is a dedicated keyboard/ICT suite and room 2 is a larger teaching room with sufficient space for orchestral rehearsals/choir. Room 2 also has a purpose built recording studio with two large MAC’s and interactive teaching resources. We have three large practice rooms. Each practice room has its own piano, mirrors (for singing) and CCTV for monitoring students. We currently have 16 PC’s which each have Sibelius 7 and MixCraft installed. We also have a large mixing desk/PA, along with interactive teaching resources available. In addition to these resources we have a large collection of percussion plus melodic xylophones and 35 individual glockenspiels. We have an entire class set of classical guitars and ukuleles, 3 drum kits, 2 Clavinovas in each teaching room. We have approximately 10 set of djembes and a sitar and harmonium. There is a new Yamaha grand piano in the main hall.

Students study a range of GCSE qualifications or equivalent.

*We are offering a Recruitment bonus of up to £5,000 for the right candidate, subject to Terms and Conditions.

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is a small, caring, inclusive school committed to providing an education that allows every student to succeed and flourish in our Christian community, for all faiths and none. We believe the very purpose of school and education is to help young people grow and develop so that no door is closed to them in their lives.

We are an inspirational community, with high standards of discipline creating a disruption free learning environment. Our broad curriculum is exciting and knowledge-rich to engage, excite and challenge all students, regardless of their starting level. Our successful grammar stream adds further challenge and pace.

At St Augustine Academy we promote courage, compassion, and community as well as a desire to learn and achieve. These values are guided by our school motto, “Together with God we achieve.” We believe that the sum of all our parts is much greater than any individual part. We work with students, families, and our local community to bring about the best opportunities for all members of our academy.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.