Jun 29, 2018

Faculty Head: Visual and Performing Arts/Head of Drama

  • Redhill School
  • Morningside, Sandton, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

Faculty Head Visual and Performing Arts/Head of Drama-Commencement Date: January 2019

Redhill School is well known for its creative and innovative Visual and Performing Arts programme.

Due to the current Faculty Head choosing to concentrate on Musical Theatre and his role as Director of the Redhill Festival of the Arts (REDFEST), this highly regarded position of Faculty Head has become available.

The School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner to lead this vibrant and popular Faculty as well as to Head the Drama Department. The successful candidate will be committed to the development of all departments within the Faculty and specifically the Drama Department and be responsible for teaching Grades 9-12 and leading the expansion of our extracurricular Drama programme.

The successful applicant will need to be a strong team player committed to the Redhill ethos of high academic expectations. Furthermore, he/she will also need to embrace the school’s teaching philosophy, which encourages critical thinking and creativity.

The ideal candidate will:
Have proven interpersonal qualities and skills necessary for close co-operation with members of staff, parents, students and other members of the school community
Have a proven ability to work collaboratively and energetically within a dynamic organization
Be self-motivated, creative and be willing to accept responsibility
Be proactive/show initiative
Possess excellent written and communication skills
Have previous experience in a similar role in a school environment
Have an appropriate university degree / professional teaching qualification
Be registered with SACE
5 years experience in similar role

Special requirements:
Ability to work outside normal working hours of the school to fit in with the requirements
To apply for this position, please forward a Letter of Application and a full Curriculum Vitae, together with proof of SACE registration and the names and telephone numbers of three referees, to the email address below.

If you have not heard from the School by 10 August 2018, please consider your application unsuccessful. Redhill reserves to right to appoint someone earlier if a suitable candidate presents him/herself. Redhill reserves the right not to make an appointment

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