Director of Drama, Croydon

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Riddlesdown CollegiateCroydon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TCT1 £27,596 - TCT14 £43,348 plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Academy: Riddlesdown Collegiate, Croydon 

Post: Director of Drama

Required: September 2019

Salary: TCT 1 £27,596 – TCT 14 £43,348 + TLR 

Closing Date: Monday 18th March 2019 (9.00am)

Interviews: w/c Monday 18th March 2019 (tbc)

Riddlesdown Collegiate is an outstanding school (OFSTED, May 2016) with a clear vision to deliver successful outcomes and positive futures for all of our students. They are bright, well-motivated and a pleasure to work with, whilst our staff are talented, hard-working and ambitious for themselves and others. Our superb facilities enable us to provide the very best learning environment and learning experiences for our students and it is the combination of these factors that leads to the high academic standards and enviable reputation that The Collegiate Trust is known for. 

As the Director of Drama you will be responsible for the development of teaching and learning and the standards achieved in Drama, as well as the extra-curricular provision and engagement with Drama across the Collegiate. This will require effective professional leadership of a team of staff to ensure that all students enjoy a rich learning experience and make or exceed expected progress. The person specification identifies the experience, skills and attributes we are seeking, but in short we are looking for:

• an outstanding classroom practitioner

• a confident role model with the ability to motivate and influence

• an individual with strategic and emotional intelligence

• an ambitious leader

This is an exciting and very fulfilling post, providing excellent preparation for further promotion and, naturally, there will be high quality support and opportunities for further professional learning and development in the role.

Riddlesdown Collegiate is part of The Collegiate Trust and is an outstanding academy with:

• A successful “small schools model”

• traditional values and forward-looking approaches

• high standards of achievement at every Key Stage

• a strong commitment to the professional learning of all staff

• a very good reputation with and strong support from parents and the community

• a relentless focus on continuous improvement

Further details can be found in the information pack and on our website

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More about Riddlesdown Collegiate
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Honister Heights, Purley, Surrey, CR8 1EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8668 5136
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