Teacher of Drama, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

CAPA CollegeWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

CAPA College (Creative and Performing Arts College) is Yorkshire's newest and most exciting post-16 education institution.  Since opening it's door as Wakefield's first DfE-funded Free Shool in September 2018 within Enhance Academy Trust, CAPA college has already established itself as one of the leading Arts education providers in the North of England; and this is your opportunity to join our award-winning team.

This is a very exciting time as CAPA College prepares to implement the next stage of it's development.  CAPA College is currently renting temporary accommodation but will move to its new, permanent home in Mulberry Way (opposite Wakefield Westgate train station) in Summer 2020.  This purpose-built, multi million pound facility will enable CAPA College to expand its cohort from 105 students to 250 students per year group as well as offering more performance and learning opportunities, new course pathways, increased staffing, exceptional resources and better outreach within the local community. 


Across the pathways we deliver units in:

  • Voice
  • Drama Theory
  • Page to Stage
  • Devising
  • Classical Theatre
  • Contemporary Theatre
  • Directing
  • Acting for Camera
  • Multimedia Performance
  • Physical Theatre
  • Writing for Performance


At CAPA College we pride ourselves on our ability to develop curriculums that encourage the best outcomes from our students but also play to the strengths and individuality of our staff.  Therefore, please include information in your application about what specialisms you consider you would bring to our team.  These may be specialisms from the above list or something else entirely.


We are looking for candidates who can:

  • Encourage the best outcomes from our students to achieve to the best of their ability in both their practical and academic work.
  • Teach a range of 'A'Level and vocational Drama units.


Successful candidates will be:

  • A highly creative and motivated individual.
  • From any performance, theatrical and/or technical background. 


In return we will offer you:

  • An opportunity to make your mark in an outstanding brand new college that is a flagship for arts education in the North of England.
  • A professional and supportive team.
  • A fast-paced, exciting and highly creative work environment.  


Are you excited by the opportunity to be a part of CAPA College as it becomes a flagship for Arts Education in the North?  Are you  passionate about the arts, knowledgeable and enthusiastic?  Then we would love to hear from you.  

For further information please check out our website www.capacollege.co.uk or e-mail info@capacollege.co.uk

Closing Date :   Midnight Wednesday 26th April 2019

Short-listing:    Friday 28th April 2019

Interviews:         Friday 3rd May 2019





More about CAPA College
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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1924 583737
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