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Job details
Employer Ashford School
Location Kent
Salary Competitive salary according to experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 June 2017

Head of Drama  

Required from June 2017 to cover Maternity Leave   

Full time / Competitive salary  

We have a superb opportunity for an exceptionally creative Head of Drama to lead our thriving Drama Department in our award winning school.  

As Head of Drama you will be expected to lead the teaching and development of the Drama curriculum and to provide regular and frequent opportunities for performance to all pupils in the Senior School; our pupils perform regularly in many regional festivals and have recently performed in consecutive years at the Edinburgh Fringe.  

At Ashford School, we believe Drama provides a vehicle for creativity, spirituality and adventure for our pupils. Our expectation is that all pupils will participate frequently and regularly in performances in lessons and outside. If you share this belief, we would be delighted to hear from you.  

Ashford School is part of United Learning, one of the leading school groups in the country. This enables us to offer you unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions.   

Closing date Tuesday 21 March at 12 noon 

Interviews w/c 27 March 2017  

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  

Ashford School is a member of United Learning Registered Charity No. 1016358

About the employer

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational independent day and boarding school, founded in 1898, and voted Independent School of the Year 2010/2011.  The school was endorsed as outstandingly successful in every category during the m...

Information about Ashford School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

East Hill
TN24 8PB
United Kingdom
+44 1233 647185