This job expired on 16 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

U1 £40,625 to U5 £43,685

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 £7,368

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Deep understanding and proven successful experience of curriculum management
  • Ability to relate well to children, young people and adults and demonstrate outstanding communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to absorb complex situations, identify solutions and provide concise summary for the Headteacher
  • Ability to manage a variety of competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to positively represent and promote the school
  • Experience of working in more than one discrete curriculum area
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Ability to delegate and still hold to account
  • Ability to achieve change through the oversight of others
  • Capacity to be outward looking
  • Keen understanding of leadership theory
  • Committed to equality of opportunity
  • Able to respond flexibly and adapt to changing and challenging circumstances
  • Able to persuade, negotiate and influence others
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality if information received and processed as part of the job role
  • Able to achieve sensible work life balance to ensure health and well-being
  • Attend any meetings as required
  • Ability to evaluate own development needs and those of others and seek learning opportunities to address these, share knowledge with others and encourage their development

What the school offers its staff

The Drama department at St Crispin’s has considerable strengths and is supported by a highly talented and enthusiastic student body. There are strong cross-curricular links with the Music department who collaborate with Drama in putting on whole school musicals in the Summer term, as well as galas and upper school productions and trips. We believe first and foremost in teaching Drama as an art form. It is a respected department within the school and draws students across all year groups through extensive extra-curricular opportunities. We encourage you to look at our department’s web page on the school website and our social media feed on twitter and Instagram.

Commitment to safeguarding

At St. Crispin’s, we recognise and take extremely seriously our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of all our students. It is essential that a culture of safeguarding is embedded across the school where all young people feel safe and members of our community are able to report concerns that they have.

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About St Crispin's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1384 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 978 1144

St. Crispin’s School is a happy and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school. Our school motto is “Excellence for All” and this encapsulates our commitment to do the very best for both our students and staff. We are a high-attaining school with student behaviour that is described as exemplary (OFSTED 2017.)

St. Crispin’s is a lovely and positive place to work. Our school has a great many strengths, is far from complacent and we always strive to be better.

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