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Teacher of Drama

A Teacher of Drama (desirably with a willingness to teach KS3 English and/or KS5 Film) 

Main/Upper Scale, Inner London (TLR with a leadership role will be considered for the right candidate) 

About the School 

William Ellis School is a thriving, voluntary aided, non-denominational, inclusive comprehensive boys’ school serving the educational needs of boys from the ages of 11 to 18. It is an attractive site on the edge of Hampstead Heath with excellent access to Central London. It is a neighbourhood of great social and cultural diversity, and this diversity is very well represented at William Ellis.  

The school is committed to nurturing successful students and good citizens through strong relationships in line with the school motto, “rather use than fame”. The school is part of the longest established and most successful mixed sixth form consortium in London, LaSWAP, which enables our students to access a wide range of subject expertise. We provide excellent professional opportunities for staff and are part of the Camden family of schools.  

About the role 

The department is highly regarded, enjoys string cross curricular links with music and offers an ambitious, creative and rich curriculum. Currently drama is taught to all throughout KS3 and is an option subject at Key Stage 4 with strong outcomes. 

The successful candidate will be: 

  • A Highly motivated and inspirational classroom practitioner with excellent subject knowledge  

  • Committed to maximising pupil progress through setting high standards and by delivering effective teaching and learning 

  • Able to motivate, lead, support and challenge students to be successful 

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, emailing the HR team or calling the school office on 020 7267 9346 

Closing Date:  3rd May 2024

Interview Date: TBC 

Interested Candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation about the role, the school and to arrange a visit. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date. A google search will be run on all candidates selected for interview. References will also be requested before interview 

William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.