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Performing Art Teacher

We would like to appoint an enthusiastic Performing Arts Teacher wishing to join a strong, dynamic, supportive and successful department to contribute to the excellent learning environment we provide for our students.

Location: Cross Campus Palmer's Campus, Grays & Seevic Campus, Benfleet 

Hours: 37 hours (24 hours contact teaching)

Salary: £22,674 - £36,176  per annum - Pro-rata, (subject to experience and qualification)

As a College, our strategy is Career Focused Learning and ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do.

As a USP teacher, you will be an enthusiastic individual who has the ability and desire to motivate students and provide a stimulating, demanding and rewarding learning experience.  If you have a passion for Dance and Musical Theatre and want the opportunity to use that subject knowledge and expertise to help young people achieve their future career aspirations, then we want to invest in you.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a high quality workforce to help our students reach their full potential. We are looking for innovative curriculum staff who want to work in an environment where staff and students are given the opportunity to inspire and grow.

USP College (Palmer’s campus) are seeking to appoint a committed and motivated Teacher of Performing Arts (Dance and Acting specialist) to join us for the new academic year, commencing... The dance specialisms we require are Ballet and Contemporary however Tap, Jazz and Street would be desirable. The successful candidate will have a subject degree; ideally have experience of teaching in the post-16 sector with a teaching qualification.

We do welcome and encourage applications from all levels of experience.   We are keen to invest in and support the development and well-being of our staff no matter what stage of their career. USP staff have access to a broad range of opportunities to further develop their practice.   At USP we can boast that we give our teachers weekly opportunities to engage in professional development, in order to stimulate progressive approaches to inspire and challenge our students.

As a prospective member of the Creative and Digital team cross campus, you should be a subject specialist who will inspire and motivate your students to exceed their aspirations. You will be able to build positive relationships with young people and support them to achieve their long term career goals.  You will be able to use your expertise and emotional intelligence to unlock barriers to your students’ progress and provide the tools, support and challenge they need to go forwards.

This post would be suitable for NQTs and qualified teachers.

To apply for this role please forward a current CV and covering letter Richard Mills; Recruitment Lead.

This role is effective immediately and therefore we will be interviewing suitable candidates and appointing subject to successful interview. 

Additional Information:
USP College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. All appointments are based solely on the merit and abilities
of each applicant regardless of age, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or disability. The welfare of our students and staff is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding (including the prevention of radicalisation). The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment and knowledge in these areas and will be required to undertake appropriate checks as part of the recruitment process including DBS and referencing, as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.  See our website for further information and updates of any other vacancies