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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2D £7,368

Additional allowances

TLR 2D £7,368

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Performing Arts

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2D £7,368

1.0FTE Permanent

Start Date: September 2023

Frome College is looking to appoint a full time Leader of our Performing Arts Department which includes Drama, Music and Dance. The right candidate will motivate and lead a team as well as teach and inspire students to achieve their full potential with excellent outcomes in GCSEs, BTECs and A-levels.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Able to provide clear, cohesive leadership and direction in teaching and learning in the subject area and manage and motivate teaching and support colleagues in developing innovative teaching strategies to enhance the quality of teaching, learning and achievement.
  • Able to play a key role in the college’s middle leadership and management structure, in creating a vision, sense of purpose and pride within the Department and its work.
  • An outstanding and passionate teacher.
  • Innovative, creative, enthusiastic – able to deliver results.
  • A teacher who has vision, drive, and a determination to succeed in maximising attainment potential.

You will also have a great sense of humour!

What the school offers its staff

We offer the successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce.
  • A calm and welcoming environment which enjoys a large amount of green, open spaces.
  • A supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities.
  • Free parking.
  • Onsite catering and nursery.
  • ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college).

Frome College caters for students in years 9 to 13 and is a successful, vibrant, and forward-thinking Secondary establishment with approximately 1300 students on roll. It is a fast-moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus within easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome itself is a thriving market town, with a lively artistic community. It holds the renowned Frome Festival, monthly Sunday Independent market and is home to many restaurants as well as 2 theatres, one of which is on campus.

Closing Date: Monday 17th April 2023 8am

Visits to school are welcome, please contact the recruitment dept to book an appointment

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About Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1267 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

Arranging a visit to Frome Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email FCCRecruitment@fromecollege.org.

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