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Director of Drama

Eastbourne College seeks to appoint an exceptional individual to lead and inspire in this pivotal role at the heart of the College’s creative and cultural provision.

The Post

The successful applicant will be an experienced leader of young people and adults and an accomplished teacher, actor, producer or director in his or her own right. S/he will have experience of teaching GCSE and A-level drama and a proven track record of creative/cultural leadership and will be able to nurture and stretch the most able whilst also making drama accessible and enjoyable for all. The successful applicant will be a motivational advocate for the creative arts and be passionate about the benefit drama can bring to the development of young people. S/he will want to foster a love of theatre in all members of the College community.

It is expected that the Director of Drama will make a contribution to the teaching of academic drama or dance. This will normally be in the region of half a full academic timetable.

Drama at Eastbourne College

The College has enjoyed a long and distinguished reputation for drama productions that involve pupils from all year groups and houses. For further details of College productions, please see the relevant pages of the school website:

http://www.eastbourne-college.co.uk/Drama

Performance Spaces

Drama facilities are excellent. College Theatre seats 284 and is at the heart of the school. It is used throughout the year for College productions and a full programme of visiting professional productions as well as numerous house concerts and revues. A new foyer and circulation space for College Theatre has been created as part of Project 150.

The Le Brocq theatre seats 120 and is used for day-to-day teaching, smaller productions and presentations. The Dell Theatre is an outdoor performance space seating 90 and is used in the summer festival week for the Lower Sixth play and other smaller scale events while the Jennifer Winn auditorium in the Birley Centre also provides a versatile space with an acoustically-designed, 160-seater auditorium with sprung floor.

College drama is supported by a full-time technician and a part-time (term time) technician / wardrobe supervisor.

Salary and Conditions

The College has its own salary scale and the successful applicant will be remunerated at a level representing their skills and qualifications. Specifics of this can be discussed with the Headmaster at interview.

The College offers generous packages of additional benefits and pay; all staff are on a salary scale above the national average and have opportunities for salary progression.

Accommodation may be available. The successful candidate will also benefit from a generous rate for the education of their own children, both at the College and at St. Andrews Prep.

Director of Drama Applicant Information Pack

To apply, please click the Apply Now button to complete the mandatory application form. A letter of application (addressed to the Headmaster), evidencing your suitability for the post against the job description and person specification, and an up-to-date CV should be uploaded with this online application form.

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For further information please contact applications@eastbourne-college.co.uk

All applications must be received by noon on Friday 29 January 2021

All candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date with interviews taking place at the College thereafter.

 


Head of Learning Enrichment and SENCo

Eastbourne College seeks to appoint a dynamic, collaborative and enthusiastic Head of Learning Enrichment from September 2021. This role will incorporate that of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) The right person will have a marvellous opportunity to work in a stimulating environment where resources, buildings, colleagues and pupils all strengthen the process of teaching and learning.

The Post
The Head of Learning Enrichment will take responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the College’s provision for pupils with specific learning needs. This may be by providing for those pupils with learning difficulties, but working alongside the Head of Enrichment, may also involve supporting those who are gifted or talented, seeking ways in which to nurture and develop their skills. The Head of Learning Enrichment will provide professional guidance to pupils and colleagues in order to secure the highest quality provision such that all pupils are able to achieve their full academic potential.

The Head of Learning Enrichment will also act as the College’s Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) and will be expected to be qualified as such.

He or she will be able to cope with administration competently yet speedily, leaving him or her free to concentrate on inspiring teachers and motivating young people. The Head of Learning Enrichment will have opportunity to take the time to reflect and plan, and when appropriate they will be able genuinely to enjoy the exuberant life of the College. All members of the Common Room are expected to play an additional part in the boarding life of the school, e.g. by acting as tutors in one of the day or boarding houses, by offering their expertise in coaching team sports, or contributing to music, drama, debating etc.

The College has its own salary scale and the successful applicant will be placed on the scale at a level commensurate with their qualifications and skills. There is also a generous responsibility allowance for this important management role. Accommodation may be available for single or married applicants, including those with families. Teachers benefit from a generous rate for the education of their own children, and there are similar arrangements with St. Andrew’s Prep.

HoD Learning Enrichment Applicant Information Pack

To apply, please click the Apply Now button to complete the mandatory application form. A letter of application (addressed to the Headmaster), evidencing your suitability for the post against the job description and person specification, and an up-to-date CV should be uploaded with this online application form.

APPLY NOW

For further information please contact applications@eastbourne-college.co.uk

All applications must be received by noon on Friday 29 January 2021

All candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date with interviews taking place at the College thereafter.

 

 


NON-ACADEMIC VACANCIES 

Development Director

The Eastbourne College (Incorporated) (‘ECi’) Development Director will have overall charge of alumni and benefactor relations for both schools in the Charity; manage communications and relationships with major donors; and have responsibility for building the Devonshire Society legacy programme.

The Development Director will have a proven track record of fundraising and will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Admissions to develop relationships that span a lifetime.

The current Strategic Plan sets out the ambition to build reserves to £30m to support bursaries and allow the Charity to target funds to those most in need. Building on an existing platform of success, the Development Director will set the strategic direction for the next phase of fundraising for this ambitious target and ensure the future security of ECi’s educational purpose.

The Schools

Eastbourne College and St Andrew’s Prep, the schools within the Charity, provide education to children aged 9-months to 18 years. Both schools share the primary aim to educate children in a safe environment to lead happy, fulfilled lives. The schools provide a broad, modern and connected education that takes place in the classroom, the House, the games field, the assembly hall and the wider community.

We operate on the basis of shared values: pursuit of excellence, participation, integrity, kindness, courtesy, and looking after others. We aim for all pupils to enjoy learning, we encourage their creativity and inspire them to be ambitious and successful, including in public exams. We provide an aspirational and healthy environment for pupils to experience personal success as well as celebrate the achievements of their friends.

Development Director Job Description

To apply, please click the Apply Now button to complete the mandatory application form. A letter of application (addressed to the Headmaster), evidencing your suitability for the post against the job description and person specification, and an up-to-date CV should be uploaded with this online application form.

APPLY NOW

For further information please contact hr@eastbourne-college.co.uk

Closing Date: 19 February 2021

 

Safeguarding statement

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-employment medical questionnaire and positive references.

The Charity is a non-smoking establishment and an equal opportunities employer.


Human Resources

01323 452239

Email

hr@eastbourne-college.co.uk