Head of Drama, Enfield

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Edmonton County SchoolEnfield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS Outer London (TLR2b)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Head of Drama to carry on leading a very successful and hardworking team at our heavily oversubscribed school which has a reputation for providing outstanding support for staff and students.

As part of the Expressive Arts Faculty we aim to provide a safe, nurturing and creative learning environment for all students across the school. We are a large, innovative and vibrant faculty spread across two sites. Our Faculty leadership structure includes: Head of Faculty, Head of Art, Head of Design, Head of Music and Head of Drama - we have Co-ordinators for key stages in Music and Drama. We benefit from having teachers of all levels of experience, from first year trainees to those with decades of experience. The Expressive Arts faculty is supportive and collaborative; we have high expectations to ensure that our pupils have the very best chances of success. If you relish the chance to: share ideas, develop your practice and make a meaningful and significant contribution to the educational outcomes of our young people, then this is the place for you. 

The Drama department is well established department achieving 50% A*-C in 2017. The current specification is AQA Drama and we currently have 5 GCSE groups from year 9 – 11. The department regularly participates in a variety of extracurricular activities including workshops and community projects. Delivery of the curriculum is child-centred and enhanced by cross curriculum links, extra-curricular activities, trips, events, performances and professional workshops. Career opportunities, academic structure and educational pathways are provided with the aim to further students’ involvement in the Arts. Our pupils come from a diverse range of backgrounds and many speak additional languages at home. They are curious and engaged learners; they strive to do their very best.

The Expressive Arts faculty at Edmonton County School is supportive and collaborative; we have high expectations to ensure that our pupils have the very best chances of success. If you relish the chance to share ideas, develop your practice and make a meaningful and significant contribution to the educational outcomes of our young people, then this is the place for you. 

Edmonton County School is a mixed, multicultural, dual campus school with a genuinely comprehensive intake. We are a good school with outstanding aspects and we enjoy teaching well-motivated students.

The school is in an exciting stage of its development and we welcome applications from people who want to become part of a consistently improving school.

Apply online direct through TES or download an application pack from the school website www.edmontoncounty.co.uk or email us at recruitment@edmonton.enfield.sch.uk

Applications are to be received no later than Friday 25 May 2018 and will be processed as received.   

CVs will not be accepted as formal application



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cambridge Campus, Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 1HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8360 3158
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