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Head of English & Drama

Head of English & Drama

  • Location

    Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Prep Schools

  • Salary:

    £40k - 54k per year

  • Contact:

    Devra Farhi

  • Email:

    devra.farhi@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7587 5153

  • Job ref:

    HQ00041449

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2020-05-04

  • Startdate:

    2020-09-07

  • Consultant:

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A leading independent school on the Berkshire/Surrey borders require a Head of English & Drama from September, 2020. This is a permanent position which would entail teaching Drama to Year 8, English to Year 6, and managing the Department.

Essential: Prior experience teaching Drama to Key Stage 3 or higher and English to at least Year 6. Applications from experienced Secondary trained teachers in Drama and/or English would be welcome.

Desired: A background teaching Drama and/or English at GCSE/A level or Common Entrance/Scholarship level, and prior experience coordinating LAMDA would be a bonus, however, this is certainly not essential.

The school places a strong emphasis on the wider community and establishing a partnership with parents so that the children are able to flourish in a nurturing yet stimulating environment. The development of interpersonal skills, team spirit and strong self awareness is achieved through a comprehensive programme which includes a varied and exciting extracurricular programme. The school provides excellent academic rigour underpinned by an outstanding pastoral care programme so that pupils can thrive.

If you would like the opportunity to lead your own department in a thriving independent school, please forward your CV asap to: devra.farhi@harrishill.co.uk or please ask for Devra for an informal chat on: 020 7820 7308.

Harris Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all partners to share this commitment.