Teacher of Drama

Part-time; Temporary Position

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher to join our Drama Department on a part-time (circa 0.5 FTE) basis from January 2019 until June 2019.

In addition to excellent proven teaching skills, the successful candidate will demonstrate a sound understanding of current curricular issues in Scottish education in general and those relating to the teaching of his/her own subject area.

The Drama Department is staffed by two full-time specialist Drama teachers, including the Head of Department, and a full-time production manager.

In S1 and S2, a block rotation operates, with each pupil having two 9-10 week blocks in the rotating subjects. Certificate Drama courses begin in S3 working towards National 5 presentation in S4, progressing to Higher and Advanced Higher level in S5 and S6. The Department has an excellent record of success in SQA presentations.

The department is well resourced, with two teaching rooms and a dedicated performance space. The department currently produces two major Senior School shows a session.

All applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the GTC Scotland.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by their CV and the completed application form:

By Email: jobs@george-heriots.com

By Post: The Principal
C/o The HR Manager
George Heriot's School
Lauriston Place

Closing Date for Applications is Noon on Friday 14th December 2018

Additional Information

Heriot's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

George Heriot's Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

George Heriot's School is governed by George Heriot's Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463

Link to Job Description (pdf)

Link to Application Form (word)


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