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Teacher Of Dance - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-628T
  • Posted:20/09/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:06/10/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Required January 2020

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for an energetic, experienced and inspiring Teacher of Dance.  Be a part of an outstanding team of collaborative and committed staff who share a vision to provide high quality dance education for all of our students.  Bring your enthusiasm and energy to teach Dance within our mirrored, sprung floor studios and our purpose built community theatre.  

The successful candidate will be well organised and able to engage and enthuse students in Key Stages 3 to 5 including examination groups at GCSE and A Level. We value the importance of the delivery of extra-curricular opportunities to support the curriculum and preparation of students for performances locally and nationally in this renowned centre of excellence for Dance in the South East.  

At Homewood School we encourage the use of a range of innovative teaching techniques and through a shared focus on teaching and learning, you will be a team player with the right attributes and focus for the day to day pressures that teaching brings.  We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages.  The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.  

Professional development of our staff has emphasis here and for teaching staff there is the opportunity to engage with Leadership Development Training at NPQML or NPQSL levels.  You will also enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent including discounts and offers with Kent Rewards.   All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

Detail your successes in your completed application form and supporting letter and get us excited about you!  

Application packs are available from our school website www.homewood-school.co.uk alternatively please send an email to Ellie Reid in Human Resources vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk .Closing date for applications: 6th October 2019 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.