Director of Performing and Creative Arts

Devonport High School for Boys, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5QP

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS

Director of Performing and Creative Arts job summary

Director of Performing and Creative Arts

Full time - MPS/UPS + TLR £8,411

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher and leader to make a significant impact across the wider school and local community in the area of performing arts.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, ambitious and proven successful leader of Drama or Music, who wishes to develop their leadership potential, to transform our school and local community in the performing, creative and cultural arts.

This is an exciting opportunity to teach Drama or Music on a reduced timetable whilst being given significant time and resources to lead on the whole school development of performing, creative and cultural arts. The successful candidate will also line manage the Art, Drama and Music Departments.

The successful candidate will:

be an outstanding teacher with proven leadership skills at department level who can demonstrate a track record of high academic outcomes at KS4 and KS5 and high levels of retention of students numbers in their subject.

be able to inspire students, staff and the wider community to increase participation in extra-curricular opportunities in performing, creative and cultural arts.

lead with exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills and build on their own strong networks of local and national practitioners.

Please contact the Headteacher, Dan Roberts, at headteacher@dhsb.org for an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit.

The closing date is 9.00am on 19 May 2022 and interviews will be held the following week.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“Devonport High School for Boys is an outstanding school
and has an outstanding capacity for sustained development.”
Ofsted February 2011

Additional allowances

TLR £8,411

Applying for the job

Please complete the school application form and return to Sarah Nicholson, Head's PA, at sarah.nicholson@dhsb.org

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About Devonport High School for Boys

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1240 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01752 208787

Devonport High School for Boys is a happy and vibrant grammar school for boys aged 11-18.

Our vision, whatever your role in the school or personal ambition, is that ‘Everyone Succeeds’.

Arranging a visit to Devonport High School for Boys

Please contact the Headteacher, Dan Roberts, at headteacher@dhsb.org for an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit.

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