The Knights Templar School

The Knights Templar School

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Teacher of Drama
Part-time (0.5 FTE), temporary cover, 
to commence 1st September 2019

We require for September 2019 a highly motivated, inspiring and committed teacher of Drama to cover extended sickness absence of a colleague. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Drama teacher to join a school that values the arts. The successful applicant would be part of a friendly, dedicated team that aims to ensure all learners achieve their maximum. You will have the opportunity to initiate your own creative projects with our students, working in our fabulous new Drama premises.

We are looking for a Teacher who:

  • Believes in young people.
  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational in the classroom.
  • Is keen to work alongside an established, highly motivated team.
  • Is passionate about their subject.
  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range.
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment.
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.

In return we will offer you:

  • An excellent range of CPD opportunities for staff.
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further
  • Stability among teaching and support staff which brings both experience and commitment to our school community
  • Supportive governing body and a senior leadership team that encourages a large degree of autonomy for middle leaders
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • A community school in the pretty market town of Baldock, 33 miles north of London, within 30-40 minutes of both Cambridge and London by road or train.
  • Extra-curricular sporting facilities for staff
  • Discounted Sports Centre Membership
  • Preferential membership to local shopping warehouse.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers (subject to recent Government changes)

In September 2017, Ofsted graded the school as “good” and they commented that ‘You have high expectations for pupils, which permeate throughout the school and which have a positive impact on the progress pupils make from their different starting points.’

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 12th July 2019
Interviews: w/c 15th July 2019

Application packs are available to download from the school website . Completed application forms, along with a covering letter (no more than two sides on skills and strengths relating to the post) to be returned by email to

 Teacher of Drama Applicant Information

 Application Form (PDF)

 Application form (Word)

 Person Specification (PDF)

 Person Specification (Word)

 Declaration of criminal record

Child Protection Policy

Staff Code of Conduct