High School – Head of Drama

Date Posted: Thursday 21 January 2021

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 05/02/2021 11:59pm

The successful candidate will be an experienced Head of Drama with significant leadership experience leading a successful and highly achieving Department. The successful candidate must have a degree in Drama/Theatre Studies/Performing Arts, an internationally recognized teaching qualification such as a PGCE, Bachelor of Education or H.Dip.Ed in Drama/Theatre Studies and a minimum of four to five years’ current experience teaching Drama at Key Stages 3, 4 (GCSE) and 5 (A-Level). He/She should have a minimum of two to three years’ leadership experience, leading a high performing Drama Department.

In addition to the requirements for all position listed above, the successful candidate:

  • Must be an excellent classroom practitioner with creative and innovative ideas, committed to achieving high academic standards and passionate about creating a stimulating and student-centred learning environment;
  • Must have recent experience and up to date knowledge of the British National Curriculum especially regarding the CIE/WJEC syllabus to A-level and have a proven record of high achievement/value added results;
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and can differentiate learning to meet the learning needs of each student;
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively, while managing multiple priorities, setting and meeting appropriate targets, be solution driven and be a positive force of good at the school;
  • Must have experience with SIMS and other ICT software;
  • Must be willing to be involved in a wide range of school-related activities;
  • Will be expected to fully adhere to and support the Christian ethos of the school.

Prior experience teaching and leading in a multicultural international school environment is an advantage.

Salary range for the position listed above: CI$45,500 – CI$59,500 per annum commensurate with experience based on the School’s point salary scale. Other benefits include medical insurance and contribution to a pension plan and relocation allowance, including airfare.

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