Head of Performing Arts

12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Sian Clayton
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Portsmouth

JOB TITLE: Head of Performing Arts 


WORKING HOURS: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5pm Monday – Friday

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth.

THE ROLE: As a Head of Performing Arts, you will be overseeing the curriculum provision; its planning, review and development, as well as the four annual year group productions, Cathedral assemblies and services and any other associated outreach, co-curricular or community events.You will assume responsibility for the Drama curriculum and will be a Form Teacher.

Key duties for the role of Head of Performing Arts (PA) - 

• Overseeing any matters relating to the PA curriculum and associated events 
• Liaising with the Senior Leadership Team on all matters relating to the PA curriculum and associated events 
• The planning, review and development of the PA programme of study 
• The strategic planning of the PA programme including year group performances, school events and outreach 
• Working closely with other members of the Performing Arts Team to ensure the pupils are able to access and benefit from this multi-disciplined aspect of Junior School provision 
• Liaising with Senior School colleagues to ensure learning opportunities are planned across the whole school 

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Head of Performing Arts will need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have the ability to develop a positive relationship with prospective parents and pupils, manage tight deadlines and work under pressure.You must live within a commutable distance to Portsmouth.

Key experience essential for the role of Head of Performing Arts :- 

• Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the teaching techniques required to promote the pupils’ drama skills 
• Have a good knowledge and understanding of the designated learning phase 

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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