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Head of Academic Drama

Bedford Modern SchoolBedford

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose built Science Centre and extensive sports facilities.

The School offers a premium education, with a wide and varied curriculum, that is responsive to the needs of pupils and parents, where the intellectual needs of each pupil is given priority.

We are seeking suitably experienced applicants able to lead, promote and manage the development of curriculum Drama.

Reporting to the Director of Performing Arts, you will be responsible for the strategic direction of Drama within the school.

You will have experience of teaching Drama at both GCSE and A Level and have extensive experience of directing productions involving young people.

The successful applicant will have a genuine love of theatre and performance, the ability to inspire and motivate and a passion for teaching and directing ambitious productions.

Whilst this post is being offer as full time, we would also consider applicants wishing to work 0.8FTE.

In return, we can offer an excellent working environment, 35 term time weeks, a salary range which is competitive and above the national teachers’ pay scales, the option to be part of a medical insurance scheme and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 26 January 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 02 February 2021

Further details including full job description for this post, can be found on our website. Completed application forms should be returned to the HR Department, Bedford Modern School, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NT or by email:

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Bedford Modern School is part of The Harpur Trust