Lead Teacher- Drama (0.7 FTE Approx)

White Lodge, Richmond Park


The Royal Ballet School is one of the world’s greatest centres of classical ballet training. Our mission is to nurture, train and educate exceptional young dancers for the Royal Ballet companies and other leading UK and international companies and to inspire the future of classical ballet training. Our vision is to be the best classical ballet school in the world. The successful candidate will lead the Drama department (KS3 and KS4) and be an integral member of the wider academic team, as both a teacher and academic tutor. They will deliver inspirational learning that motivates young people to achieve their very best, and promote the subject within the school to encourage, as far as possible, uptake at KS4.

The post holder will play a full and active role in the broader life of the School, pastorally and artistically and events such as weekend activities.

All new academic staff, who are non-residential, are required to commit to one evening duty every two school weeks in one of the boarding houses by arrangement with the Assistant Principal (Pastoral & Welfare).

In return we offer a contributory pension scheme, Lifeworks, local discounts, season ticket loan, and cycle to work scheme. We also provide run monthly ‘lunch & learn’ sessions and seated massages.

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Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 27/04/2022

Interviews: 28/04/2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.

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