Teacher of Drama

Ref: SCH-E-A-2946
Establishment: The Crest Academy Location: The Crest Academy Salary: 56,959 Department: Drama Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 31/05/2024 17:29 Interview Date: ASAP Start Date: 01/09/2024

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: AYR - All year round Hours per Week: 32.50 Weeks per Year: 52.143 Pay Grade: MPS/UPS - Inner London Number of Vacancies: 1

The Role

Job Title: Teacher of Drama

E-ACT Crest Academy, is an inclusive and inspiring academy offering an incredible learning environment. At E-ACT Crest Academy, we are dedicated in ensuring that every student achieves, regardless of their starting point. Our guiding motto is clear - "Every Student, a Leader."

E-ACT Crest Academy is a diverse and welcoming community that embraces inclusivity. Our inspiring learning environment is designed to ignite a passion for learning in every student.

Join us at E-ACT Crest Academy, where we are committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond academics. It's about fostering leadership, nurturing potential, and ensuring that every student is equipped to lead in their own unique way.

Join us in Opening Minds, Opening Doors!

Are you ready to be part of an educational community that creates an environment where children can flourish? You could join an academy that focusses on developing the whole child and has a people-first culture. We know the importance of developing our colleagues to be the best they can be to ensure our children achieve the best outcomes.

Role Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality learning experiences for all students, ensuring progression is central to all lesson plans and giving our students the confidence to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.

Key responsibilities:

 Have high expectations of learners to ensure they achieve their full educational potential

 Set challenging teaching and learning objectives which are relevant to all students in your classes

 Select and prepare a range of resources that take in to account all students’ learning needs, languages and cultural backgrounds

 Apply a range of teaching strategies to deliver learning objectives and incorporate inclusive strategies that meet the needs of all learners

 To work collaboratively with other professionals and manage the work of support staff to enhance students’ learning

Pay range: MPS/UPS - Inner London

Qualifications and Skills

-       Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.

-       Proven experience in delivering outstanding teaching and learning.

-       Passion for creating an inclusive and inspiring learning environment.

-       Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

-       Commitment to the academy’s values and ethos.


What are we about?

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students.

Advocacy and Inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality.

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included.

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.


About E-ACT:

Join a trust that is going places!

Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all our children and young people.

We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing.

Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams.

Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk  


Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success.

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed.

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable.

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute.

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement.


Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


Qualification Title Grade
Qualified Teacher Status
5 GCSEs including Maths and English (grade 4-9) or equivalent
Degree in subject relevant to the school curriculum


Relevant Experience
Experience of supporting the social, emotional and educational development of students
Proven success in improving student outcomes
Ability to teach ‘good or outstanding’ lessons
Proven record of outstanding classroom practice
Relevant Skills
Effective behaviour management skills
Effective use of assessment date to inform appropriate teaching and learning and raise standards
Ability to encourage students in developing self esteem and respect for others
Knowledge of and/or ability to use technology to support student learning
Personal Attributes
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and students
Ability to work effectively within a team environment

Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


The Crest Academy

Crest Road