Head of Drama (with English)

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  • Organisation: Holme Grange School
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary info Competitive - salary dependent on qualifications and experience relevant to the position
  • Tenure: Full-time / Term Time
  • Closing Date: Thursday 16 February 2023

An exciting opportunity to join this award-winning Independent School set in 21 acres of beautiful Berkshire countryside. If you are a keen & enthusiastic teacher, who is looking to motivate and inspire our pupils then we would love to hear from you.

Required for September 2023

Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School with a real soul. We aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity and encourage pupils to embrace challenge. We have high expectations, setting high standards for ourselves and our pupils. Pastoral care is the responsibility of every member of staff and is one of the many strengths of the School.

We have innovative, forward thinking staff with an understanding of how children learn and continue to learn ourselves. We offer a delightful working environment which is well resourced.

We are looking for a motivated and inspirational individual to lead the Drama Department in the delivery of outstanding education, and to inspire, encourage and empower Holme Grange pupils to achieve their very best in drama and the theatre arts, both within and beyond the classroom.

The postholder is accountable for:

· The standards (this includes the attainment outcomes, and progress outcomes) reached by all students throughout KS3 and 4, and in liaison with the KS2 and 1 coordinator, standards reached in Pre-Prep and Prep;

· The standard/quality of teaching and learning throughout the department.

· The effective and appropriate use of resources.

· The quality and effectiveness of extra-curricular opportunities

In addition to teaching drama in Key Stages 3 & 4, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in the English department. The ability to teach English Language and Literature to GCSE would be an advantage.

Holme Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level. A Prohibition Check is also carried out. Holme Grange School is an equal opportunities employer.

Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566.

Closing date: Thursday 16th February 2023 * Interviews: Friday 24th February 2023

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

An exciting opportunity to join this award-winning Independent School set in 21 acres of beautiful Berkshire countryside. If you are a keen & enthusiastic teacher, who is looking to motivate and inspire our pupils then we would love to hear from you.


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Required for September 2023

Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School with a real soul. We aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity and encourage pupils to embrace challenge. We have high expectations, setting high standards for ourselves and our pupils. Pastoral care is the responsibility of every member of staff and is one of the many strengths of the School.

We have innovative, forward thinking staff with an understanding of how children learn and continue to learn ourselves. We offer a delightful working environment which is well resourced.

We are looking for a motivated and inspirational individual to lead the Drama Department in the delivery of outstanding education, and to inspire, encourage and empower Holme Grange pupils to achieve their very best in drama and the theatre arts, both within and beyond the classroom.

The postholder is accountable for:

· The standards (this includes the attainment outcomes, and progress outcomes) reached by all students throughout KS3 and 4, and in liaison with the KS2 and 1 coordinator, standards reached in Pre-Prep and Prep;

· The standard/quality of teaching and learning throughout the department.

· The effective and appropriate use of resources.

· The quality and effectiveness of extra-curricular opportunities

In addition to teaching drama in Key Stages 3 & 4, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in the English department. The ability to teach English Language and Literature to GCSE would be an advantage.

Holme Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level. A Prohibition Check is also carried out. Holme Grange School is an equal opportunities employer.

Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566.

Closing date: Thursday 16th February 2023 * Interviews: Friday 24th February 2023

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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