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Teacher of Drama and Head of Co-Curricular Drama

Emanuel SchoolWandsworth

Fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from April 2022 for one year

Do you want to be a part of a drama department that is vibrant and busy, with a focus on excellent skills-based teaching, as well as delivering an exciting programme of public performances, trips and theatre visits?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced theatre practitioner and teacher with the passion to further build on the excellent drama standards at Emanuel.

Drama is well established at Emanuel and viewed as an integral part of the school’s academic and co-curricular offering. Students respect the work of the department and are active and engaged learners. To cover the maternity leave of the current postholder, we are looking for a new fixed term member of the drama team who will also lead on our co-curricular drama provision. 

If you are an inspirational teacher with excellent subject knowledge and experience of teaching Drama at GCSE and A level, we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from NQTs with relevant experience in managing large productions, as well as those with longer experience.

Why Emanuel?

Emanuel is a leading independent day school in south-west London. Pupils are happy, confident and kind, led by a community of supportive teachers who are dedicated to helping each child achieve their best. The staff environment is warm and welcoming, with dedicated initiatives to help individual wellbeing that include:  

  • An appraisal scheme with a focus on individual professional development  
  • Sponsorship of postgraduate courses and training opportunities  
  • Simply Health healthcare plan  
  • Teacher Pension Scheme provision  
  • Staff sports teams and access to on-site sports facilities  
  • Ride-to-Work cycling scheme  
  • Personal IT tablets for teaching staff  
  • Social events organised by the common room committee  
  • Free lunches and refreshments

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is  10 January  2022 at 09.00am.

Early application is advisable: applications will be assessed in the order they are received, and interviews may take place before the closing date.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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