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Director of Drama (2809530368)

Education 教育培訓

Adult Education

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GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職

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Benenden, Kent, United Kingdom

Required from September 2022 We are seeking to appoint a visionary and dynamic Director of Drama with an energetic passion for their subject and the desire to nurture that in young people. They will have a belief in the profound importance of the arts, within our school community and beyond, together with the personal skills to lead a lively team, manage a busy industry standard theatre and plan and organise a stimulating repertoire of events. The successful applicant will be expected to direct productions as well as teach Drama through to A Level, although it is not necessary to be a qualified teacher. We are encouraging applications both from the education and professional arts sector. This is a superb opportunity to undertake an exciting role and have a huge amount of fun in the beautiful and supportive environment of our selective all-girls boarding school in Kent, with easy access to London. Benenden is one of the leading boarding schools in Britain. We were founded in 1923 and are situated in 240 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. There are 550 girls in the school, aged 11-18, with 190 of those in the Sixth Form. Benenden is at the forefront of girls’ education in the UK, with recent innovations including the Benenden Diploma, a bespoke curriculum for our youngest two year groups, and the Professional Skills Programme, teaching the Sixth Form skills for the workplace. We are an ambitious school, with recent developments including a Science Centre and All-Weather Sports Pitch, and we are soon to be opening our new state-of-the-art Hall and Music School. Benenden offers its own generous pay structure, responsibility allowances and benefits. Staff are provided with meals whilst on duty, catering for all tastes and dietary requirements. The School’s leisure facilities, including wonderful grounds, a fitness gym and swimming pool are also available for staff to use. Accommodation on site may be available. As an exceptional School, we want to attract, retain and develop diverse talent at all levels so that our pupils feel and understand the power and depth of a diverse community. This means recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, removing barriers that can prevent people from showing their full potential, and fostering a fully inclusive environment which maximises collaboration and empowers everyone. For a full job description and to apply, please download the application form from our website by clicking the apply button. Completed applications should be sent to HR at recruitmentbenenden.school by 9:00am on 21 January 2022. The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom they come into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times, this appointment will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees. Whilst Benenden isn’t accredited to the Living Wage Foundation, we do look to the Living Wage for guidance and our starting pay is currently in line with this.