Head of Performing Arts

Trinity Church of England School, Belvedere, Belvedere, Kent


Job details

Subjects Music, Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541

Job summary

Whilst an Easter start is preferable we would also consider candidates who are available to start in September.

The Role:
We are looking for a dedicated, well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Performing Arts to lead the Dance, Drama and Music departments; all of which are well established at GCSE and A level/BTEC. You will be required to lead a small team in the successful planning and delivery of these qualifications enabling all pupils to achieve. As part of your role you will be responsible for the monitoring of pupil progress and the promotion of the department to pupils choosing options at GCSE and A level. Enthusiasm and engagement in the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities, currently on offer, is growing in the Performing Arts at Trinity. Your enthusiasm, commitment and flexibility will be paramount therefore, to the continued success and engagement of both staff and pupils.

What you will need to succeed:
Candidates must have a passion for the Performing Arts and a desire to educate pupils of all abilities. A successful candidate would ideally be a Music specialist equipped with the knowledge and skills required to deliver both the GCSE and A Level/BTEC courses and able to radiate creativity and enthusiasm in the classroom. Pedagogy in Dance and Drama would be preferable, but not essential. You will have high expectations of yourself, and the pupils, and be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to working with other members of staff. You will be committed to improving the learning outcomes for all pupils in the school.

Essential educational requirements

To degree standard or equivalent A minimum of grade C at GSCE (or equivalent) in English and Maths or completion of QTS Skills tests

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Positive pupil behaviour management skills

Strong ICT competence
Experience of teaching KS3/4 and/or post 16 in your specified curriculum area

Consistent record of delivering lessons with a positive impact on pupil progress

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 1036 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Trinity Church of England School, Belvedere website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@trinitasacademytrust.org

School location

Erith Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6HT