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Drama Teacher

  1. Drama
  2. Bedfordshire
Date posted : 09/07/24
  1. Full Time
£150 - 230 per day

Job description

Teaching Personnel, the leading education recruitment agency, is seeking a passionate and dynamic Drama Teacher to join our dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to inspire and nurture the next generation of actors, directors, and theatre enthusiasts.

As a Drama Teacher, you will have the unique privilege of guiding students through the exploration of dramatic arts, helping them develop not only their acting skills but also their confidence, creativity, and collaboration abilities. You will play a crucial role in creating an engaging and supportive learning environment where students can thrive both academically and personally. Whether you are directing a school play, leading a drama club, or teaching classroom lessons, your impact on students' creative development will be profound. Join us and be a part of a vibrant school community dedicated to fostering a love for the performing arts and empowering students to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging and effective drama lessons to students of varying abilities.
  • Develop and implement a curriculum that fosters creativity, confidence, and a love for drama.
  • Organize and direct school productions, drama clubs, and extracurricular activities.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, providing constructive feedback and support.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation and collaboration.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and contribute to the wider school community.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • A degree in Drama, Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, or a related field.
  • Experience teaching drama at secondary school level (preferred but not essential for the right candidate).
  • Strong classroom management skills and the ability to engage and motivate students.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and a passion for education.

Why Join Teaching Personnel?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Your own consulgtant to air any concerns with or to just talk about your day.
  • Access to a wide network of schools and educational institutions.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in students' lives and educational journeys.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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