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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000-£43,685

Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 2A - £3016

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and innovative Head of Drama for a fixed term 1 year contract. The successful candidate will lead the Drama department consisting of one Drama teacher and work closely with other Performing Arts colleagues.

The department benefits from fantastic facilities with two dedicated Drama spaces and a large capacity theatre. The department is a popular and well-resourced department offering a variety of extra curricular opportunities for students including our fantastic annual school show.

Teachers within our school enjoy an outstanding professional development programme, which have led to nationally recognised qualifications and the opportunity to work with professionals from across our extended network.

Key Stage 3

All students in Y7-Y8 participate in one lesson of Drama per week. Students in Year 9 study Drama as part of our Wider Modern World curriculum on a carousel model.

Students are taught in mixed ability groups.

Key Stage 4

Students can opt for the BTEC in Drama.

Pupils are set into mixed-ability groups and seek to achieve the best possible outcome as a product of our aspirational targets.

Key Stage 5

Ralph Thoresby School works in partnership with Lawnswood School to offer a joint 6th Form curriculum. We offer Drama A-Level.

What the school offers its staff

The School is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb, modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’ learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values of tolerance, mutual respect and care for others’ (Ofsted).

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).
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About Ralph Thoresby School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0113 397 9911

The school is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb, modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’ learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values of tolerance, mutual respect, and care for others’ (Ofsted).

Arranging a visit to Ralph Thoresby School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ralphthoresby.com.

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