Monkton Combe School is seeking to appoint a qualified Head of Drama and Theatre Studies to cover a period of maternity leave in a full-time position. The successful candidate will be appointed to teach Drama and Theatre Studies to A-level. They will be expected to promote and sustain a high standard of Drama at Monkton, and provide opportunities for practical drama, both curricular and co-curricular, throughout the school. He or She will continue to develop a view of drama as a serious art form and a specific and discrete academic subject through an awareness of its history, conventions, moral purpose and emotional power.
The successful candidate will also need to be an effective and inspiring teacher, who can lead from the front as well as being a capable organiser and administrator. He or She will be expected to oversee all examination performances, to take on the direction of the Michaelmas Senior Play, and to produce and co-direct the Junior Play with another colleague.
The salary offered is in accordance with the Monkton Combe Teaching Staff Salary Scale.
For further information and to apply, please visit: www.monktoncombeschool.com/contact/job-vacancies
Closing date: Monday 18th June 2018.
Interview date: Wednesday 27th June 2018.
Monkton Combe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.