Head of Community Arts Practice, Croydon

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BRIT School for Performing Arts and TechnologyCroydon

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR 2:3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

  Arts in the community is the beating heart of The BRIT School. We love to take the work produced and bring it to audiences across all spectrum's of society and involve those around us as much as possible. Our Community Arts Practice Course continues to grow having started with our Theatre Department. 

The Students gain skills and insight into Community Arts Practice in a real and vital way through this course. We are excited for how this course can continue to develop for the future and are looking for a Head of Department to grow the already ground breaking work that has been established.

You will have strong leadership skills have an understanding of teaching in a school setting as well as relevant experience of community arts practice. You should be enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated, and will be able to contribute to the continued development of this unique and forward thinking department. You must be confident working with a diverse range of students in both a classroom and performance context. The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of Community Arts Practice. 

Due to the nature of this role and mix of practitioners it may attract there is a possibility of this being a part time or full time role which can be discussed further in the process.

The BRIT School is a unique institution offering specialist education in the arts and related technologies, alongside the full range of National Curriculum subjects. It is sponsored by the British Record Industry and has a unique relationship with the performing arts industries.

The Brit School runs a 5 Term academic year with some school holidays falling at different times to the usual Local Authority school breaks. Please see our web site for further details of our term dates.

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More about BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - City Technology Colleges (CTCs)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: 60 The Crescent, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8665 5242
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The BRIT School is Britain's only FREE Performing Arts and Technology School. It is an independent, state funded school, the only one of its kind dedicated to education and vocational training for  the performing arts, media, art and design and ...