Head of Drama

June 3, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Drama

Location: Hackney

Position Type: Part-Time (4 days per week)

Start Date: June 2024, with an option for a September start

Salary: Paid to Scale

About Us:

We are partnered with an inclusive secondary school located in Hackney, committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for their students. They pride themselves on their diverse and dynamic community and their dedication to academic excellence.

Role Overview:

They are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Drama to join their team. The successful candidate will lead the Drama department, inspiring students and fostering a love for the performing arts. This part-time role (4 days per week) offers the flexibility to balance professional responsibilities with personal commitments, starting in June 2024, with an option for a September start.

Key Responsibilities:

· Lead and manage the Drama department, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning.

· Develop and implement a dynamic and engaging Drama curriculum that caters to the diverse needs of their students.

· Direct school productions and extracurricular drama activities, fostering student participation and talent.

· Collaborate with colleagues to integrate drama into the wider school curriculum and community.

· Mentor and support Drama teachers, encouraging continuous professional development.

· Monitor and evaluate student progress, providing feedback and implementing strategies for improvement.


· Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with a specialism in Drama or Performing Arts.

· Proven experience in teaching Drama at the secondary school level.

· Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire students and staff.

· Excellent organisational and communication skills.

· A passion for drama and the performing arts, with a commitment to extracurricular activities.

· Ability to start in June 2024, with consideration given to candidates available from September 2024.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV to Complete Classroom Services.

Complete Classroom Services are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all candidates to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.