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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2(b) currently £5,349 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School, we are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and passionate Head of Drama to deliver high quality lessons while coordinating and leading our successful Drama Department.

This full-time permanent post will commence on 1st September 2024 with a TLR 2b allowance, currently £5,349 per annum.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a passion for education;
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • the ability to be effective as a leader and as a member of a team;
  • a clear understanding of the nature of and how to promote effective learning in drama;
  • a track record of successful student outcomes across the key stages;
  • a commitment to comprehensive education and supporting every child to achieve high standards;
  • energy, resilience, a sense of humour and the determination to see things through.

What the school offers its staff

We are a large comprehensive school of over 1500 students with 265 in the Sixth Form. KLB is a high performing school and sits at the heart of the local community with extensive links to the surrounding area. The school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester being just 10 minutes from Junction 14 of the M5.

The school is part of the School Rebuilding Programme. In our case, it is a partial rebuild and will include the replacement of both our languages and DT blocks. For full details, please see our website.

We are committed to providing high quality professional development and the opportunities to develop leadership skills and experience through our CPD programme.

For further details, please see the attached information for applicants about the Drama Department. For a wider appreciation of the school, please see the school website.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory full enhanced DBS and barred list, prohibition order, identity and qualifications checks.

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About Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School is a very successful comprehensive school with excellent results at GCSE and at A level. The school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester.

Arranging a visit to Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jgreen@klbschool.org.uk.

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