HOD Drama - Hackney, East London

Tradewind Recruitment
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30 May 2021

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HOD Drama - MPS/UPS + TLR - September 2021 - Hackney, East London - Ofsted 'Outstanding' school with an excellent arts focus - KS3 to KS5

Are you a Drama Teacher or Leader who is passionate about your subject, committed to progress and innovative in your approach?

Would you be keen on joining a school in East London with excellent facilities, a real 'family' atmosphere, and excellent training base to drive your career forward?

Tradewind Recruitment are proudly partnering with this unique Hackney school in helping them find a committed and creative HOD Drama who can take the department to new heights. Get in touch to find out more ASAP!

**HOD Drama - Hackney, East London

**September 2021

**Ofsted 'Outstanding' grade awarded in 2017 (their 4th consecutive Outstanding grade)

**KS3 to KS5

**Strong progress 8 score and rising attainment in all areas

**Creative school with excellent arts and performing arts focus

About the School - HOD Drama - Hackney, East London
  • This Hackney school has a real community feel, and is easily accessible by public transport, with the added benefit of onsite parking too.
  • They have seen a remarkable drive in attainment in recent years thanks to a strong leadership team and a relentless pursuit of high standards and progress. This hasn't however been at the expense of the values and atmosphere of the school, with visitors remarking how friendly, happy and supportive the school is to both students and staff alike
  • The school ethos of respect and inclusion is evident throughout, with students who are bright, inquisitive and keen to learn, and teachers who enjoy what they do! Their most recent OFSTED was 'Outstanding', and it is a school with a lot of pride in their students and wider community.
  • Unsurprisingly they are oversubscribed on a yearly basis and staff turnover here is low with a loyal and engaged teaching base.

About the Role - HOD Drama - Hackney, East London
  • The school are looking for an innovative Teacher to lead the Drama department to new heights. Ideally someone who is able to bring fresh ideas and thinks about how to promote a love of Drama across the school.
  • The Drama department is successful in a school that supports a lot of focus on arts, drama and music. The Expressive Arts Team here has a lovely mix of experienced and newly qualifying teachers, and an atmosphere of all pulling together to bring fresh ideas and encourage innovation.
  • You will be a qualified Drama Teacher and either current, or aspiring Leader looking for a step up, with QTS who has experience of delivering 'Outstanding' lessons that inspire and engage.

How to apply - HOD Drama - Hackney, East London

Has this role captured your interest? If you would like to hear more about this, or other Drama teaching or Leadership roles in North, East of Central London, or discuss the schools we are working with and how we can help you, call Laura Snowden on or email your CV to for immediate consideration!

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