Director of Drama, Witley, Godalming

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King Edward's SchoolWitley, Godalming

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, accommodation may also be available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This new and exciting role has been created to accommodate the growing pupil numbers and interest in Drama. We are seeking an inspiring, dynamic and experienced Drama practitioner and teacher who wants to make this role their own and develop their skills as both an academic and co-curricular leader.  

The Director of Drama will be committed to achieving excellent results for students studying GCSE and IB Theatre Arts, and developing further the already strong tradition of drama productions at KESW. In addition to leading staff in the department, teaching and overseeing all areas of Drama and Theatre study, the Director of Drama will promote a lifelong love of theatre as spectator and participant in all students. 

King Edward's School is a co-educational boarding and day school for some 420 pupils, around 62% of whom are full boarders. The school caters for broadly equal numbers of boys and girls, with main entry points at 11+, 13+ and Sixth Form. We are a HMC school, rated "Excellent" in all areas by ISI and have a unique heritage and place among British co-educational independent schools.

To apply, please complete the Application Form or for further details, visit our website or contact the HR Department on HR@KESW.ORG or telephone 01428 686358. 

Closing date: noon on Friday 9th March 2018, applications will be considered on receipt with interviews to follow. 

King Edward’s School Witley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an Enhanced disclosure through the DBS. Applicants from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

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More about King Edward's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Godalming, Surrey, GU8 5SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1428 686700
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The School: Founded in 1553 by Royal Charter in the City of London, the School is the operational arm of Bridewell Royal Hospital, a charitable foundation with assets in excess of £20m which provides for children in need of a boarding style of educat...