Curriculum Lead in Drama

Maiden Erlegh School in ReadingReading

Maternity Leave cover from April 2021 

Our school is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high quality education. Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations.

We have a highly effective team of tenacious, optimistic and talented staff, supported by an experienced leadership team. We are interested in hearing from you if have a passion for Drama, a passion for quality first teaching and a commitment to sharing the strategic leadership of the Curriculum area.

You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence in Drama and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

The school is a part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates.

Unfortunately visits to our school are limited at the moment, but if you would like to have an informal chat with our Headteacher, please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak all candidates who are interested in applying for this post will be asked to complete an online application form. We will not accept a paper copy. For those candidates shortlisted for interview this will be done virtually via video conferencing

Closing date: 29 January 2021

The school reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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