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Drama Teacher (Maternity Contract)

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good School who are now seeking a Teacher of Drama to cover a maternity absence from October. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: Rickmansworth

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Full time, 1 year contract

Start Date: October


  • A good Honours degree or higher qualification
  • Qualified Teacher Status or currently completing a course of professional training leading to QTS
  • Any other relevant qualifications specific to this post
  • ECTs welcome!


  • A proven record of successful classroom teaching
  • Experience of teaching across the full age and ability range
  • School experiences which have provided a thorough preparation for this post
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating students' progress
  • Experience of initiating, implementing and managing developments within the subject area would be desirable
  • Form tutor experience would be desirable

About the School
This Ofsted rated Good school is based in Rickmansworth is a comprehensive, Catholic, 11-18 co-educational school of approx.1250 students, including 200 in the Sixth Form.

Academic results are consistently high and the school is heavily oversubscribed. At their most recent Ofsted inspection they were rated "a good school" with the behaviour and attitude towards learning of the students identified as "outstanding". The last Diocesan inspection confirmed that the school is an "outstanding Catholic school".

They are committed to supporting the continuing professional development of all staff and to ensuring that School remains a stimulating and pleasant environment in which to work.

They are affiliated to several local Teaching School Alliance's (TSA's) and School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) providers to help develop and train teaching and support staff. They actively seek to develop the capacity of our existing staff and provide leadership opportunities to enable successful career progression.

Staff are provided with a suitable induction programme and mentor where new to leadership positions. The opportunity to engage with further academic research through assisted MA qualifications, research projects and secondment opportunities enables our staff to remain at the leading edge of education.

The school also offers all staff access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support mental health and wellbeing, as well as schemes such as 'Cycle to Work'.


Situated on a greenbelt site in Rickmansworth, the School is a 10 minute drive from the M25 motorway and there is ample parking for cars on site. The school is only a 5 minute walk from Rickmansworth station which is served by the Chiltern overground line (Aylesbury-Marylebone) and the Metropolitan underground line (Amersham - Aldgate). The school site is very attractive and is close to the town centre where there are numerous shops and services.

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