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Head of Department - Academic Drama

  • Organisation
  • Hurstpierpoint College
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hassocks
  • Salary
  • £33,213 - £52,965 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 01/03/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 8am - 6pm
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/228983/39224
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/228983/39224
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Hassocks
  • Salary
  • £33,213 - £52,965 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 01/03/2024
  • Organisation
  • Hurstpierpoint College
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 8am - 6pm
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

Salary: £33,213 - £52,965 per annum (depending on experience plus HoD allowance)
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Friday 1 March 2024
Interview date: TBC

How to apply: Please visit Hurstpierpoint College | Employment Opportunities - Teaching Staff (hppc.co.uk)

Who to contact if you have a query: Please visit Hurstpierpoint College | Employment Opportunities - Teaching Staff (hppc.co.uk)

 

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and experienced Head of Academic Drama with a passion for academic excellence and a commitment to nurturing the next generation of performers.

The primary role of the Head of Academic Drama is to ensure that all pupils achieve their personal best academically, through the development and continuous refinement of a clear and purposeful curriculum, taking responsibility for teaching and learning across the department, and instilling a culture of high academic expectations.

The Head of Academic Drama will be responsible for all aspects of academic Drama across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, directly line manage all teaching staff within the department and work alongside the Head of Junior Prep School Drama.

The Drama Department is fortunate to operate within exceptional facilities. A fully equipped, black-box studio is the central hub for academic Drama teaching, learning and performance. The studio benefits from excellent lighting and sound facilities with a separate technical control box, office, kitchen and a LAMDA classroom. Since 2020 Hurst has also been the home of the New Bury Theatre, a 350-seat versatile performance space of professional specification

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with significant experience at both GCSE and A Level, and possess the ability to lead, manage, engage and provide clear direction to staff and pupils to deliver the very best academic results.            

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.