Head of Drama, Edinburgh

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Fettes College Preparatory SchoolEdinburgh

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Start date: from autumn term 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Drama Department

Drama is taught in a lively, engaging and creative way to pupils aged from 7-13 years where our aim is for pupils to reach new understandings and appreciation of self and others through imaginative dramatic experience.

The successful candidate will lead and develop the teaching of Drama throughout Fettes College Preparatory School to ensure that every member of the school feels valued and confident in the Drama classroom and able to contribute to the extra-curricular ‘drama life’ of the school in some capacity.  The Head of Drama will provide a supportive role in assisting pupils with public speaking roles within the school and with exam preparation.

The Department produces and directs the annual school play or musical for around 100 pupils in the 11-13 year old age range and the Christmas Production for around 40 pupils in the 7-9 year old age range which are performed to the wider school community and parents.

The Director of Studies, Brendan Eagar (B.Eagar@fettes.com) will be happy to discuss any aspects of the position with interested candidates before a formal application is made.

Please note that all candidates must be eligible for GTCS registration.



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More about Fettes College Preparatory School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: East Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 1DL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 131 332 2976
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The School

Fettes Prep is one of the country’s finest boarding & day schools for boys and girls aged 7-13 and lies within the 90 acre Fettes College grounds in the heart of Edinburgh. The Prep School is housed 200m from the main Fettes ...