Curriculum Leader for Drama, Hillingdon

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Uxbridge High SchoolHillingdon

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Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR2b £4,531
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Uxbridge High School is seeking a Curriculum Leader of Drama to head up a department 

Other benefits: Salary inclusive of Outer London Weighting, membership of a private healthcare scheme (Benenden).


Uxbridge High School is an ambitious and dynamic converter academy with over 1,200 students aged 11 -18. We have much to celebrate at Uxbridge High School including a committed and focused staff, outstanding facilities, strong relationships with the community and school partners, supportive Governors and a thriving sixth form.  We value the successes of every child, whatever their starting point.  All of this takes place within a truly comprehensive and multicultural school that reflects life in modern Britain. 

“This is a good school… the principal’s strong leadership has led to rapid improvements in the quality of teaching and outcomes for pupils… Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding.  Pupils show respect for each other and their teachers, and are proud to uphold the values of the school.”Ofsted 2018

Our school values have been developed by students and staff and form the basis of our ethos and culture.  All members of our school community subscribe and work towards always being: 

Positive, Respectful, Open Minded, Unique, Determined: Proud to Make Success Happen.


The school is seeking a Curriculum Leader to head up a department to take overall responsibility for the leadership, management, co-ordination of all the work within the Drama Curriculum Area.  Drama is a popular subject at the school, across all Key Stages. 

We would welcome applications from exceptional teachers and leaders who can evidence their experience of delivering innovation and aspiration and who can make an integral contribution to Uxbridge High School.

This role is pivotal to our success, the successful candidate will be:

  • leading by example, through outstanding practice and professionalism;
  • caring about students, their learning, and their futures;
  • driven to make a difference, to overcome barriers, to be relentless in enabling all students to make exceptional progress;
  • committed to your own personal development and to collaborative, consultative working.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

For more information and to apply, in the first instance please visit our website at Uxbridge High School or contact Brett Coventry at Hays Education 

T 020 3818 7041 or 07879 692 409


More about Uxbridge High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Greenway, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 2PR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1895 234060
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