Graduate Assistant Teacher of Drama, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ardingly College SeniorHaywards Heath, West Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £14,393.94
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Ardingly College have an outstanding opportunity for a Graduate Assistant Teacher of Drama, to support the Drama department from September 2019 for a fixed term period of up to 12 months. 

The role involves assisting the Director of Drama in the life and work of a busy and successful Drama department and would suit somebody considering a teaching career, however no teaching experience or qualification is required. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about Drama and the Performing Arts who has a love of learning and who wishes to share their skills with enthusiastic and energetic young people. 

The role would suit a recent graduate from university or drama school with ambitions to direct or teach, students at universities, performing arts colleges and  drama schools on a third-year placement or an actor, director, choreographer or technician  moving from the industry into teaching, prior to training or their first teaching placement. 

Participation in the school’s busy extra-curricular programme is expected of all teaching staff and there is considerable scope for staff to get involved in a wide range of activities.

The hours for this role are 40 hours per week, for 35 weeks per year (term time only, plus two additional weeks). 

The salary for this position is £14,393.94 per annum. College accommodation may also be available, with meals included during term time. 

The College offers a wide range of benefits including pension, private health insurance, sports and leisure facilities, school fee remission and salary sacrifice schemes.

Closing date: Thursday 21st March 2019, although applications will be considered on receipt. 

Expected interview date: Thursday 28th March 2019. 

For further information and to apply, please visit  

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2 -18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Ardingly College Senior
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 893000
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Ardingly College is an independent co-education school for pupils aged 2 – 18.  Founded in 1858, Ardingly College is a school of over 950 pupils, including those in the Prep and Pre Prep. Located in the beautiful Sussex Weald, Ardingly College a...