Drama Graduate - St Albans High School for Girls

St Albans High School for Girls

Full time / Term time / One-year fixed term

Actual salary £21,313.16 (FTE £27,297.65)

Required for September 2024

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents, and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We are seeking a talented Drama Graduate who will enjoy the challenge of working in our ambitious school to support fully the Drama department’s ambitious co-curricular provision, promote the student uptake of opportunities, and contribute to our outstanding academic provision.

Duties and responsibilities include co-directing/assistant-directing one of our major productions, supporting the practical work of GCSE and A Level examination pieces, and attending theatre trips and workshops. The Drama Graduate will occasionally teach practical Drama lessons in case of teacher absence. The successful applicant will therefore be able to deliver outstanding, engaging and fun practical Drama lessons.

This is a one-year fixed-term position, offered on a full-time basis 37 hours per week, 35 weeks per year. The working hours will be 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.30am – 4.30pm on Friday with a one-hour unpaid lunch break.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • An extensive benefits package
  • Highly competitive salary

* Conditions apply

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website: www.stahs.org.uk/vacancies.

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 21 May 2024

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4 June 2024

STAHS reserves the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found, therefore early applications are encouraged.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.                             

Registered Charity No: 311065

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