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Drama Teacher

Teaching Personnel

£29k - 50k per year

Southend on Sea

Permanent | Full Time



We are currently supporting a partnered Secondary School in Southend, to find a passionate Drama Teacher to join their team for September 2024.

Do you thrive on igniting creativity and confidence in students? If so, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team as a Drama Teacher for the new acadmeic year starting September 2024.

The school believe in the transformative power of the arts in education. Our commitment to excellence in both academics and the arts sets us apart as a leading institution dedicated to cultivating well-rounded individuals. With state-of-the-art facilities and a supportive community, the school provides an enriching environment where both students and educators can thrive.

Position Overview: As a Drama Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the artistic and personal development of our students. You will have the opportunity to design and implement engaging curriculum that fosters creativity, expression, and collaboration. Whether it's directing a school production, guiding students in improvisation exercises, or exploring dramatic literature, you will inspire a love for the performing arts while honing essential skills such as communication, teamwork, and self-confidence.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Drama, Theater Education, or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • QTS / PGCE
  • Previous teaching experience, preferably in a secondary school setting
  • Proficiency in directing, acting, and various theatrical techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and parents
  • Commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Dedication to continuous professional development and growth


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plan
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students’ lives through the arts

If you're interested in the position, please apply now and we will be in touch!

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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