This job expired on 2 October 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an experienced, motivated and innovative teacher to join our Creative Faculty as Curriculum Leader of Drama. This position is open to current Curriculum Leaders looking foranew context or experienced teachers looking for a new challenge. The ideal candidate must have a real passion for their subject and be equipped with the skills to maximise outcomes for students at both KS3 and KS4. Drama is currently taught once a week at KS3 and offers BTEC Performing Arts for KS4 with five lessons a fortnight. The Curriculum Leader of Drama will play a pivotal role in fostering a creative and inclusive learning environment for students while ensuring the smooth daily operation of the drama department.

The Drama department at Kingsway Park High School is well resourced with two dedicated studio classrooms equipped with stage lighting and sound. You will join a department with two existing experienced teachers of Drama and established external links with the community. As Curriculum Leader of Drama you will also work closely with the Faculty Lead of the Creative subjects. The Creative Faculty consists of Art, Textiles, Photography, Music and Drama. One of the main aims of this faculty is to promote a love for drama and performance in all our students in aid of maximising KS4 numbers and inspiring students to explore the arts when they leave Kingsway Park High School.

What the school offers its staff

Kingsway Park High School was established in 2010 and joined the Altus Education Partnership in February 2022. We are now a very popular oversubscribed school (1350 students in years 7-11 and 190 staff) located in central Rochdale. We are very proud of the high-quality facilities, resources, and environment that we provide for both staff and students.

At Kingsway Park High School we strive to transform students’ lives. Through our relationships, we endeavour to instil both resilience and an intrinsic motivation to become confident, creative and highly skilled students, capable of meeting tomorrow’s challenges head on. We strive to establish a culture rooted in achievement and progress that encourages our students to grow academically, personally and socially; equipping them with the values of equality, fairness and openness. We pride ourselves on our relentless drive to achieve outstanding, high quality teaching that provides a safe, supportive and encouraging environment for all our students to be able to realise their academic potential in pursuit of educational excellence.

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About Kingsway Park High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1341 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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