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LAMDA Speech & Drama Teacher

Millfield SchoolStreet, Somerset

Millfield is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of LAMDA able to deliver high quality and engaging tuition to students at both the Prep and Senior schools. 

Working on average 16 hours per week across 2-3 days, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in successfully preparing students for a range of LAMDA courses, including Acting and Public Speaking. The hours for this role are flexible with the teacher working between the core hours of 8am-3pm. All hours are dependent on student demand.   

Founded in 1935, Millfield’s vision is to be the world leader for the development of children. There are nearly 1,300 students at the senior school (year 9 to U6), with a 3:1 ratio of boarding to day. Although essentially a rural British school, 20 per cent of Millfield students are international and come from more than 70 countries.

Set in over 100 acres of grounds, Millfield’s size brings great opportunity and the facilities are unmatched in the UK: an Olympic-sized swimming pool, golf courses, indoor centres for tennis, golf and cricket and an equestrian centre; concert hall, recording studio, theatre, art gallery, hi-tech Science block and outstanding teaching facilities; and high quality boarding accommodation.

Our aim is discover brilliance in every child and to immerse them in academic, creative and sporting opportunities to develop this brilliance. We offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and provide multiple pathways through the school to meet the needs of the individual child. Courses range from the traditional academic route to vocational courses and BTEC. The curriculum is meticulously crafted to lead students through from the end of year 8 to the start of university life or the first steps of a career.

Our teachers are passionate about education and are dedicated learners themselves. We want to instil a love of learning and nurture natural curiosities. We aim to provide a first-class education within the framework of the values that shape the school: be kind, be authentic, be curious, be disruptors, be brilliant.

Millfield has the resource and attitude to bring together key staff to provide an education and experience that honours the individual child. With small class sizes, sophisticated use of digital technology, excellent teachers and expert sports coaches, every student is individually supported to discover their own brilliance.

If you are interested, further details are available from our website via the apply button.

Closing date: Noon on 24th September 2021

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and young people in our care as such you are required to attend necessary child protection training and participate fully in activities that ensure the School stays compliant with statutory child protection and safeguarding guidelines issued to the School by ISI and Ofsted. 

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

The school will not unfairly discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of conviction or other details disclosed. The school makes appointment decisions on the basis of merit and ability. If an applicant has a criminal record this will not automatically bar them from employment with the school. Each case will be decided on its merits in accordance with the objective assessment criteria. 

All positions within the school are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered "spent" except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules. 

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