Job Ref No. ECC4390-238S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers main or upper pay scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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Required September 2020

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.

Are you passionate about drama and about how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in drama?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher or one new to the profession to join our highly committed, supportive and experienced drama department. Our Drama department is well resourced, with a large studio and two specialist drama rooms as well as a main hall with stage and lighting and sound equipment. All of our teaching staff are provided with their own laptop.

The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for drama to encourage, motivate and engage our students from Year 7 to Year 13, and continue to raise standards in this high performing area. We currently teach GCSE Drama and BTEC L3 Acting. A commitment to extra-curricular productions and theatre trips is essential.

Our oversubscribed school achieved a 'GOOD' rating in its Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and we have a commitment to supporting students in developing as well-rounded individuals as well as achieving their academic potential. Staff morale is high.

Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally. Our motto, which translates as 'always striving for higher things' encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged particularly during the working day in order to view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist classrooms, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form and sending it to, to arrange a visit please contact Deborah Sanders on 01245 293717 or email please leave your name, address, telephone number and email details.

Closing date: Thursday 27 February 2020

Information about the School

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.

Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values.

A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere. We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school.

Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region. Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas.

Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Yvette DeFeo
Duffield Road
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9RZ
Telephone: 01245 265821