Subject Lead Drama, Tolworth/ Surbiton/ Surrey

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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormTolworth/ Surbiton/ Surrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent

Subject Lead of Drama 


Permanent | Full-time 

Required for September 2018  

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving community school with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change. Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for them. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. They have positive attitudes to learning in class and their conduct around the school is exemplary.  

Our school is at an exciting stage of development, having just opened phase one of our new buildings housing a contemporary new Sixth Form facility, Student Café and number of well-equipped classrooms, with Phase 2 opening in September 2018 to include a bespoke Drama studio and theatre.  The community provides a purposeful learning environment for both students and staff, stressing the importance of creativity, independence, celebration and empathy. Staff and students enjoy positive working relationships making it a happy and inspiring place to work.  

The Drama department achieves outstanding results for GCSE and A level examinations, and provides a full and varied calendar of extra-curricular activities across the Key Stages.  We have extensive links with the local community through ongoing projects and we are recognised for our achievement in the Arts with the Artsmark Gold award . 

Our thriving department is excited to welcome applications for a new Subject Leader who will get the opportunity to open our brand new drama studio and theatre. Our ideal candidate will nto only be well-qualified but an organised, innovative and committed Drama specialist. This is a fast paced role in a high achieving team. We welcome applicants who are enthusiastic, flexible, committed to raising attainment and removing barriers to improve life chances of our young people. If successful in the post, you would report to the Director of English and Drama and lead the passionate team, putting on annual productions that are at the heart of school life.   

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form are an excellent school and are very much at the heart of our local community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.  


CVs submitted without an application form will not be considered. Applications are submitted by Wednesday 23rd May 2018 for a September 2018 start. 

Successful applicants will be contacted and invited to attend interview as soon as possible.  Tolworth Girls School reserve the right to close this advert as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed, so we advise you to send your application as soon as possible.  


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More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...