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Level 6 Teacher Apprentice in Performing Arts

The Discovery Academy
8th June 2021
Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 0GA
Contract Type:
Contract Term:
Contract Length (If Temporary):
Temporary to the end of September 2022
Role Type:
Job Expiry Date:
Job Expiry Time:
Employment Start Date:
September 2021
Point 2- £20,282
Subject/Key Stage
Performing Arts
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Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: September 2021 to the end of September 2022

The Discovery Academy: Level 6 Teacher Apprentice in Performing Arts

(Unqualified – Point 2 £20,282)

We are delighted to advertise an excellent teacher apprenticeship opportunity within our highly successful, well established Performing Arts faculty due to curriculum and academy expansion. This post is for a Level 6 teacher apprentice in Performing Arts, with a competitive salary. This post will be based at The Discovery Academy, an Ofsted Good secondary school within the Alpha Academies Trust. At the end of the apprenticeship programme there may be potential for a permanent position.

The successful applicant will have one-to-one support from both school-based-subject and university mentors, whilst working alongside experienced practitioners within the school and across our Trust. Here at The Discovery Academy, there are many exciting future career opportunities available once qualified teacher status (QTS) has been achieved. The successful applicant in the first instance will be responsible for teaching Performing Arts to key stage 3 classes.

The post will provide the successful applicant with wonderfully rewarding opportunities to develop pupils to the highest levels and will include one day a week CPD to become a fully qualified teacher. Applications are invited from inspiring and enthusiastic individuals who wish to join a highly motivated team dedicated to having a positive impact on young people’s life chances, academic success and welfare.   

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

Please make your application through UCAS by following the link below. Closing date is 21st June and interviews will take place on 25th June 2021.

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. If you have any queries, please email

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

The Discovery Academy: Discovery Drive, Stoke on Trent ST2 0GA, Tel: 01782 882100, Email:

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