Head of Performing Arts Drama, Croydon, Perm, Sept 2017

Capita Education Recruitment - Perms
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Head of Performing Arts


Required from September 2017


Are you an experienced Drama Teacher, or middle leader with a performing arts background, are you looking for the next challenge, in a school that promote the importance of creating a supportive, positive learning environment, as well as a motivational environment where every child feels inspired and excited about their learning?

Our dynamic and vibrant department is supportive and progressive. All members of the department are encouraged to develop their teaching skills through sharing best practice and continued CPD. They are looking for a candidate with the determination and drive to support their department and school generally in continuing their journey of success, as well as bringing new, effective and exciting ideas to the team.

You would be required to lead and develop the performing arts department to deliver Drama, Dance and Music across the age and ability range, providing strong outcomes for all learners. You will have a track record of performance with your current department, ideally as a middle leader with responsibility of KS4 or KS5 within Drama or as second in department.

*you will not be expected to teach across all of performing arts, the school will welcome applications with a strong drama background.

We offer:

  • happy and dedicated children and staff
  • excellent induction and extensive CPD programme
  • robust supportive performance management systems
  • an extensively resourced primary provision
  • opportunities for promotion

We welcome applicants who believe that every child can succeed and can provide:

  • excellent classroom practice
  • leadership qualities
  • commitment to raising achievement of all pupils
  • a team player approach
  • willingness to give and receive support

Having spent time in the school, meeting staff and looking in on lessons I am impressed with the vision and ethos of the school to prepare their students for adult life and know working at this school is a rewarding experience. The school have a solid SLT structure, with a positive approach to supporting all staff and offer some great staff welfare initiatives.

The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS). For more information please contact James Fazzani at Capita Education Resourcing on or email your CV