Resident Graduate - Theatre Arts and Technology, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10,000 with free accommodation throughout the year and free board during term time.
Contract term: Fixed Term

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Resident Graduate – Theatre Arts and Technology 

Starting as soon as possible on a fixed term contract for the rest of the academic year

Leighton Park School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, versatile and dedicated Graduate to work within our Drama department. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team where creativity, technology, innovation and teamwork are core values. The successful candidate will be a recent graduate who may aspire to a career in teaching or in the Performing Arts. As part of the role, time will be available to develop your own creative projects and portfolio. 

Graduate Residents are appointed to support and enhance the educational experience offered at Leighton Park in keeping with the aims and ethos of the school. The role includes pastoral and boarding duties together with support the Drama Department and a contribution to the extra-curricular life of the school. It is hoped that at the end of your residency that you will have achieved positive results both personally and professionally and that you will have developed skills and experience of considerable value – particularly if you decide to continue your career in teaching.

Salary: £10,000 per annum pro rata for the rest of the year, with free accommodation throughout the year and free board during term time.

To apply, please download an application pack from our website and email it to

If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this position is:      17th November 2017

Interviews will be carried out: week commencing 20th November 2017

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...