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Vacancy for Teacher of Drama with Dance


Permanent Post

Suitable for NQTs and experienced teachers

 Full Time (1.0 fte) - Teachers Pay Scale (MPR/UPR)

Required to commence 1st September 2022

“A wealth of opportunities for pupils enabling them to achieve well across the highly challenging, rich and engaging curriculum– HMI Ofsted, October 2018.

Ulverston Victoria High School is a happy and thriving 11-18 school and sixth form and is at the heart of the community in the picturesque South Lakeland market town of Ulverston.

An exceptional school, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity, our students and their teachers work hard, seek to achieve the very highest standards in all they do and are respectful of each other and of their community.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an inspiring and creative teacher of Drama with Dance. The successful candidate will have an essential ability to teach Drama with Dance at KS3, KS4 and experience of teaching KS5 would be desirable, with effect from 1st September 2022.

We welcome applications from dynamic, effective and motivated NQTs and experienced teachers, who are keen to join our high performing team at Ulverston Victoria High School.   A full and appropriate induction programme is available for all NQTs.

The successful candidate will share our passion for education and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.  He or she will be clearly in tune with our values and our ethos of “children first” and be totally committed to providing a deep and rewarding experience for all our students, regardless of their academic ability.  This is a great opportunity for an exceptional and innovative practitioner to join and contribute to a high-performing faculty.

The Performing Arts Department at UVHS is an exciting and vibrant place. It is an ambitious Department that prides itself on delivering a practical, exciting and inclusive curriculum, where every pupil has the opportunity to achieve.  The teaching is excellent, and Dance, Drama and Music are extremely popular in the school. Alongside the wide range of opportunities experienced in the curriculum, the extra-curricular provision, open to all students, is exceptionally wide ranging and of a phenomenally high quality throughout the Department.

If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an exceptional school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date for applications:     Friday 20th May at 9.00 am.

Interviews will be held on:             Wednesday 25th May 2022.

Please see the introduction and applicant guidance notes, view the person specification and department information below further details.

Please would applicants email a scanned copy of their passport with the completed application form.

Please note that UVHS does not accept CV applications.

Please email applications for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr M Hardwick, at

If you have any questions or queries relating to the application procedure, please do not hesitate to call Andrea Herman on 01229 483900 or email

Ulverston Victoria High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, Revised September 2021, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of employment vetting checks including an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Teacher Prohibition Checks through the Teacher Regulation Agency, suitable references, Proof of Right to Work in the UK, pre-employment health check and professional qualifications.