Head of Academic Drama, Petersfield

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Bedales SchoolPetersfield

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Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,930 to £45,390 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term


On Site Parking, Free School lunches during Term Time, Life Assurance, Pension, Personal Accident Cover

Job   Details:

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a thriving department. Both our curricular and extra-curricular performances are highly accomplished and we pride ourselves in offering this   excellence in a range of genres. Based in our oak frame theatre, this role takes responsibility for a busy operation that works with teachers, visiting teachers, directors, designers   and guest practitioners to deliver a deeply enrichment student academic calendar. Creative problem solving alongside rigour is the aim for students and staff alike, resulting in an inspiring experience for both.

We are looking for a well-qualified and inspiring drama teacher with a track record of success. This success may have come from exciting work in the state or independent sector. The role is perfect for someone looking to maintain and build on the excellent work already done by previous heads of department in ensuring drama is a vital and important subject at Bedales.

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills, sound subject knowledge, excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, an ability to build up positive rapports with colleagues and students and an appreciation of the ethos and aims of Bedales and the way in which the subject contributes to the aims of the school.

If you are interested in applying for this post please read the Job description which includes full details regarding the post.

CVs cannot be accepted in lieu of an application form.

Candidates must apply directly to Bedales Schools via the recruitment portal on the Bedales website: http://www.bedales.org.uk/home/about-bedales/bedales-schools-jobs 

Enquiries regarding the post can be made to Sam White Assistant PA to the Headmaster via email to swhite@bedales.org.uk

Closing date: 19 November  2018

Interview date: 23 November 2018

Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check and where required a Prohibition from Management Check (Section. 128 Check).


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More about Bedales School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Church Road, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 2DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1730 300100
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Bedales School is an independent, co-educational, selective, day and boarding school for children aged 13-18. It is situated in Petersfield in Hampshire and there are 460 pupils on its roll. There are admission fees and scholarships and bursaries are...