Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) (Co-curricular)

The Scots School AlburyAlbury NSW 2640

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The Scots School Albury places our young people at the centre of their educational experience by providing challenges and opportunities that enable them to flourish as individuals, with others, and within the broader community.  Our foundation as a traditional, yet modern place of education ensures our students gain from our experience and history through innovative pedagogy inspired by best practice.

Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) (Co-curricular) - commencing by Term 3 2021 (by negotiation)

A rare opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced leader for our Performing Arts (Whole School) (Co-curricular).


Applicants for this role will ideally have

  • Experience in working with students K-12 in a range of performing arts.
  • Experience in direction, stage management, venue management and technical support for sound and lighting, operation, and design.
  • Qualifications and experience Teaching Drama and or Music.

The Role

The Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) (Co-Curricular) will focus on facilitating learning and growth for students through the Co-Curricular arts programme.  The Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) will encourage and foster innovation and focus on holistic learning through the design and implementation of a broad, engaging programme, inclusive of the performing arts such as musical theatre, drama, music, oratory, and dance. The Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) will lead teams and individuals across the School to assure quality, student engagement and operational efficiency at each opportunity.

The Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) is expected to make a significant contribution to the cultural ethos of the school, by planning and implementing community events and programs. Working with the EXEC and Senior Leadership Team, the Head of Performing Arts (Whole School) has leadership responsibility for the administration of arts programs and the extensive Co-Curricular program. The role involves leadership and administration of performances occasionally beyond school hours.

The position requires a teaching role of approximately 0.6FTE (0.8 if not directing production).

Please note we are currently recruiting for an innovative and experienced Learning Area Leader - Expressing Department (Arts / Design). We will consider a combined position for a suitable well qualified candidate.

How to apply for roles:

All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia, and successful applicants must gain a NSW working with children check before they commence employment.

All teaching staff must hold current registration with the NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA). To find out more please visit http://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/home

If you would like to apply for a vacancy, submit your current CV/resume and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) that outlines how your qualifications, skills and experience meet the position description.

Please send it to hr@scotsalbury.nsw.edu.au by the closing date.

Please note we only accept online applications.

The Scots School Albury is a Child Safe School and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The Scots School Albury

Albury NSW 2640

The Scots School Albury
393 Perry StreetAlburyNew South Wales2640Australia
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http://www.scotsalbury.nsw.edu.au/+61 2 6022 0000
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