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Drama / English Teacher - Cheshunt

Job Description

Job Title: Drama/English Teacher (Temporary)

Location: Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Position Type: Temporary, Until End of Academic Year

School Overview: Join our vibrant secondary school community located in the picturesque town of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. Committed to academic excellence and holistic development, our school provides a supportive and inclusive environment where students can thrive. We value creativity, innovation, and a passion for learning.

Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Drama/English Teacher to join us on a temporary basis until the end of the academic year. The successful candidate will have a strong background in both Drama and English education, with the ability to inspire students and foster a love for literature and performing arts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging Drama and English lessons that cater to the needs and interests of students, in accordance with the national curriculum.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment where students feel encouraged to explore their creativity and develop their communication skills.
  • Incorporate a variety of teaching methods, including drama techniques, role-playing, and creative writing exercises, to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of literature and performance.
  • Assess student progress and provide timely feedback to support their academic growth and development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to coordinate cross-curricular activities and initiatives that promote literacy and creative expression.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent recognized teaching qualification.
  • Specialization in Drama, English, or related subject area.
  • Experience teaching Drama and/or English at the secondary level, with a demonstrated ability to engage and motivate students.
  • Strong knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and empower students.
  • Enthusiasm for extracurricular activities and willingness to contribute to the wider school community.


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative school environment.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance teaching practice and career progression.
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support teaching and learning.
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