March 14, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint outstanding Drama practitioners who share our vision and commitment the young people of this community
MPS/UPS + Outer London weighting
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
April 13, 2023


Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you ambitious and ready to lead, motivate and inspire an entire department? 

We are seeking to appoint outstanding Drama practitioners who share our vision and commitment the young people of this community. You will be joining us from September 2023 and we're looking for a highly motivated and passionate group of staff who work tirelessly in the best interests of the students. Staff development is central to everything we do and you will receive weekly CPD sessions as well as designated department time to work collaboratively with team members.

Please note that we are able to offer two roles; Coordinator of Learning or Teacher of Drama. We ask interested candidates to state which opportunity they are applying for in the 'additional information' section of the application form.

Note that Leigh Academies Trust has been supporting King Henry School since September 2022 to recruit exceptional staff who can make an immediate positive impact on the school community and all of its students. We’ve already made a positive impact and will continue to work closely with the school to make the highest quality staffing appointments. Click here to read about the transition of King Henry to Leigh Academies Trust in Spring 2023. This is a hugely exciting time to join King Henry School and for our staff to work together under the remarkable leadership of John Dixon, Principal​​​​​​​

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent leader, passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within the Drama curriculum area
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and well-being of everyone at the school
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We offer permanent opportunities with a salary of MPS/UPS + Outer London Allowance, commensurate with experience + TLR depending on the position.

Application process: Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis interested candidates may be keen to visit the school before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Pam Morey - PA to the Principal - via email at Visits will be offered throughout January and February 2023 - please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the school.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Pam Morey (as above) in the first instance. If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Elene Redelinghuys (Recruitment Advisor) on

The school is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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