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Head of Drama (Senior School)

Head of Drama (Senior School)

Rugby School Thailand

Chonburi, Thailand

Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
10 November 2017

Job overview


Rugby School Thailand is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practice and appointments are subject to an interview, identity and criminal record checks, and satisfactory references.

Rugby School Thailand’s Senior School will open for pupils in Years 9, 10, and 12 in September, 2018.

Rugby School Thailand is the first overseas school partnered by Rugby School UK, and it will share Rugby UK’s ethos and ‘whole person’ vision for its pupils. Rugby UK will be involved in the recruitment of senior staff and will play a key role in formulating school policies and ensuring that the high standards of Rugby School are maintained.

As such, Rugby School Thailand, unlike most international schools, will be structured according to the very best of the UK independent school model, with a Pre-Prep, a Prep and a Senior School. The School will focus upon breadth of experience, character development and, of course, academic achievement.

The Senior School will share our 80 acre campus with the Pre Prep and Prep schools.

State-of-the-art specialist teaching buildings, spacious and comfortable boarding houses, and magnificent sporting facilities will stand Rugby School Thailand apart from other schools in South East Asia.

The Head of Drama at Rugby School Thailand will have the enviable task of building a dynamic team of teachers in the coming years. The successful applicant will also play a key role in the physical development of the Drama department, advising the Head of Senior School and architects on the design of the teaching and performance spaces. She/he will be a dynamic educator with extensive experience teaching Drama at Senior School level, including A Level. She/he will foster a love of Drama at Rugby School Thailand. The Head of Drama will demand academic rigour in the theoretical study of Drama, and will build an energetic performance culture among our students.

For further information about the post, please see the Information Pack and the Job Description. To apply, please submit an application form and covering letter to the Head of Senior School, Alan Ball at

Closing date 10 November, 2017




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Rugby School Thailand is a co-educational day and boarding international school set in 74 acres of glorious Thai countryside south of Bangkok. It aspires to be one of Asia’s leading British-curriculum schools. It opened its doors in 2017 and today educates 800 pupils aged 2 to 18 in its purpose-built Pre-Prep, Prep School and Senior School. The school roll will continue to grow towards an expected capacity of 1,200 pupils.

Rugby School Thailand is selective and the student roll comprises approximately 55% expatriate and 45% Thai pupils. It is situated in stunning countryside in the district of Chonburi, approximately 12 miles from Pattaya’s coastline and 90 minutes by car from the centre of Bangkok. Rugby School Thailand is a member of the Rugby School Group and the first sister school of Rugby School, one of the UK’s most famous boarding schools. The Executive Leadership Group at Rugby UK plays a significant role in supporting and developing the school so that it authentically reflects the aims and ethos of Rugby and thus bears comparison with the very best of the UK independent school sector.

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