Performing Arts Support Assistant

Job Reference : 000975
Academy : Mascalls Academy
Closing Date : 19/06/2017
Employment Start Date : 01/09/2017
Salary : Kent Range 5 - commensurate with experience
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Teaching
Hours Per week : 30 hours per week

About the role:  Mascalls Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Performing Arts Support Assistant to join our successful department; a brand new role within our Academy. The appointed candidate will bring with them a passion for the performing arts that instils a love of drama, music and dance in our students and will work closely with all performing arts departments to support classes, and have a fundamental involvement in school performances.  You will involve all students in engaging learning experiences and be part of a dynamic team.  The successful candidate will join us for September 2017.  Please consult the Job Description for further information by clicking here

We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation.  As a member of the performing arts department you will be contribute to the delivery of outstanding lessons and the wider education agenda; aspiring learners and raising standards.  You will play a pivotal role in our high quality extra-curricular productions, including a musical and play each year.  You’ll be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career; we have a fantastic track record and there are numerous opportunities for professional development.

We can offer our successful candidate;

  • A salary commensurate with experience.
  • Professional coaching and support to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Bespoke CPD programme.
  • Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing.
  • Free use of a staff gymnasium.
  • A thriving social and community ethos.


We’d like to hear from you if you;

  • Are collaborative and can successfully build strong professional relationships.
  • Have a relevant qualification in this remit such as GCSEs, A Levels and/or Degree, and are passionate and knowledgeable about your subject area.
  • Are able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential.
  • Bring with you energy and possess a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Are committed to delivering the best education for our students


Working at Mascalls Academy:  Mascalls Academy is an 11-18 fully comprehensive day school with a large Sixth Form.  We pride ourselves on high academic achievement, where personal qualities are valued highly and where the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful, might be for you.  We are on the move to ‘Outstanding’ and are looking for forward-thinking, emotionally intelligent and innovative teachers to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people.

About Leigh Academies Trust:  As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. 

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.