Head of Drama, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Newlands Girls SchoolWindsor and Maidenhead

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale + OLF +TLR 2:B £4,530
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Newlands – an outstanding (OFSTED 2018) and over-subscribed girls’ 11-18 school - is seeking an enthusiastic and professional Head of Drama for September 2019.

We are once again celebrating excellent GCSE results with 90% 9-4 (including Maths and English) and a Progress 8 score of 0.54. We also had impressive outcomes at A-Level with a 100% pass rate and 83% A*-C.

There are currently 6 members of staff in our highly successful Drama Department. In 2018, 61% of GCSE Drama students achieved Grades 7-9. At A-Level, 100% of students achieved A*-B.

This is an excellent opportunity for a person with vision and energy to take on the leadership of a department which is highly valued by pupils, parents and governors.

We are looking for:

  • Someone with exciting ideas to build on good practice
  • A leader who can both challenge and support staff and pupils
  • An outstanding practitioner committed to high achievement for all pupils

We can offer you:

  • A school where colleagues are supportive and pupils highly motivated
  • A school where behaviour is excellent and discipline is strong
  • A dedicated department with a high level of expertise
  • A Leadership Team committed to developing the important role of Middle Leaders

Further details of the post and application forms are available on our website at www.newlandsgirlsschool.co.uk or from Mrs Bateson, the Hea dteacher’s E.A. Letters of application and completed forms should be returned to Dr L.V. Ceska, Headteacher, by noon on Tuesday 7th May 2019. Interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

We reserve the right to close the application early should we receive an overwhelming response.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 



More about Newlands Girls School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farm Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 5JB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 625068
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