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Rickmansworth School - Teacher of Drama - September 2018

Alliance member: Rickmansworth School

Closing date: Monday, 19th March 2018



Salary: MPS



Required for September 2018

About the School:


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  • Good Ofsted rating
  • Progress 8 for GCSE is the significantly positive 0.33
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • We are proud of our close community connections
  • Admission preference is given to staffs’ children
  • We are partially selective
  • £3.5m school expansion
  • The School is in a strong, stable financial position in this challenging climate
  • We have an outstanding wellbeing programme offering
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Flu jabs
    • Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool
    • Pilates classes
    • Yoga class
    • Free eye tests
  • Reputation of academic excellence
  • Pearsons Award finalists – we are the highest School to have awards given by students. Over the last 2 years we have had 3 national finalists
  • First class student support within an inspirational environment
  • Specialisms are in Science and the Performing Arts
  • We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life
  • Our teachers are highly trained, dedicated and determined to help every child succeed

About the Department:


Drama is highly valued by the School and the wider community.


Opening in September 2018, in a new building, the Drama Department will have a new Theatre and two fully functioning Drama Studios.   We also have raked seating and a lighting rig in the main School Hall for larger-scale productions.


  • Students studying GCSE Drama is high; uptake at A Level is consistently high
  • At KS3 the emphasis is for students to explore the medium of Drama and Drama methods, that also supports their learning of Dance
  • The Eduqas Drama specification is followed as a GCSE option
  • At A Level students study the Linear Pearson Edexcel Drama and Theatre specification


You will be committed to meeting the needs of all learners by ensuring that teaching is of the highest quality and is innovative, engaging and enjoyable.


Full details of the job can be found on our website


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Application forms and details can be obtained from the website, by calling the School on 01923 726917 or by email to


If you would like to visit the School, please contact Mrs Spinks, Headteacher’s PA on the above details.


Deadline:  8.00am 19 March 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 21 March 2018