Head of Drama, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Royal Masonic School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Masonic School for Girls

HMC Day and Boarding

970 girls aged 2 – 18     160 in the Sixth Form 


Required for September 2019 

RMS is a thriving and highly successful, inclusive independent school, rated by inspectors as excellent in all areas. 

We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated professional to lead the teaching of Drama/Theatre Studies/Speech and Drama at RMS fostering excellence in all that the department does.  Drama has a very high profile within the school and construction of a new Performing Arts Centre is underway which will open later this year.  Over the next two years, we plan to move to teaching separate Drama/Theatre Studies courses throughout the school including GCSE and A Level.  We also wish to grow the co-curricular offer in order that more of our pupils can benefit from the growth in confidence and the development of valuable core life skills such as teamwork, negotiation and communication that participation in Drama brings.

RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a supportive and nurturing ethos. The School provides an exceptionally favourable working environment, with keen students and stunning surroundings. Accommodation may be available.

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A Level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential.

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website www.rmsforgirls.org.uk  for more information about our thriving school, distinguished by an inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to work to their potential and beyond. CPD opportunities are excellent.

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to HR Administrator on 01923 725091 or hradmin@royalmasonic.herts.sch.uk

Please note CVs are not accepted

Closing date for applications:  24th January 2019

Interview date: w/c 28th January 2019

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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More about Royal Masonic School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Rickmansworth Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 4HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773168
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The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an independent school located on a 316-acre site in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Providing places to both boarding and day pupils, the school is an all-through institution educating pupils aged 2-18.