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Resident Graduate – Theatre

Leighton Park SchoolReading

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

Resident Graduate – Theatre

September 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a new graduate available at Leighton Park School from September 2021. Our Drama department is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, versatile and dedicated graduate to work within a team where creativity, technology, innovation and teamwork are core values. You 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. 

This one-year residential post provides valuable support to our Drama and Dance department, classroom learning and boarding houses, as well as an exciting and ideal opportunity for graduates who are considering a career in education to experience a year in the life of our vibrant and successful school. On a daily basis, you will also be supporting the Housemaster/Housemistress and members of the House Team to ensure the pastoral welfare of all boarders and day students.

We aim to offer our Resident Graduates a memorable year working with energetic and inspiring students within a co-educational environment. The School will provide accommodation throughout the year and free board courtesy of our onsite restaurant, Oakview during term time. You will also have access to a gym and swimming pool on site, and in this paid role you will also have opportunities for continuing your professional development, training and coaching qualifications.

This experience provides a platform for various career progression paths. At the end of your residency you will have achieved positive results both personally and professionally and 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, with free accommodation throughout the year and free board during term time.

To apply, please complete the attached application form, or download an application pack from our website, and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Closing date: Midday, 14th April

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates 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.

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