35 hours per week / 44 weeks per year (year (hours may be altered on occasions according to the needs of the curriculum and organisation, some evening and off site work will be involved)
You will be delivering 18 hours teaching per week (subject to ongoing review and change).
£22,558.32 - £26,681.16 per annum dependent on qualifications
The Orpheus Centre is an independent specialist College in Godstone, Surrey. We focus on developing independence skills through performing and visual arts and make dramatic improvements to young disabled adults’ lives. (Car driver preferable due to location).
We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and professional Drama Tutor at our SEN College to facilitate a broad range of activities in conjunction with staff, learners and the wider community so as to deepen and broaden learners’ experience in the fields of Arts based subjects. Working with the wider team, you will be key in the development of a broad and rich curriculum offer for students that supports the acquisition of skills and knowledge in support of learners’ aspirations.
Are you an experienced tutor with a passion for supporting learners with special educational needs? Do you have a Degree in a related arts performance subject? Have a minimum or 2 years’ experience working with young disabled people in an arts and/or education setting? Proven ability to motivate, inspire and excite young people to achieve high standards.
As a Drama and Tutor you will work with the Curriculum Lead, Arts and Performance, Curriculum Manager and other staff to create innovative approaches to education and the arts; deliver drama sessions every week leading to learners achieving qualifications in the arts and vocational studies throughout the academic year; develop new initiatives working with external partners to promote the arts as a force for change and to raise awareness of disability.
Is drama your passion? If this sounds like you and are keen to further develop your own practice and to work in a team of amazing tutors, then we would love to hear from you.
Essential Experience & Qualifications:
- Degree in related arts performance subject
- Teaching Qualification
- Proven ability to lead performances to a high standard
- Experience working in a team developing and introducing new initiatives
- Evidence of personal CPD
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with young disabled people in an arts and/or education setting
- Knowledge of performance devising and production
- Knowledge of awarding bodies requirements
- Knowledge of portfolio evidence gathering for qualifications
- Understanding of effective utilisation of teaching
- Outstanding creative skills and abilities related to the arts and specifically drama
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Excellent computer literacy and administrative skills
- Ability to be flexible and contribute to all areas of the curriculum including pastoral support
- Ability to inspire and excite young people to achieve high standards
- Sense of humour
- Excellent People Skills
- Flexibility when working with others
- Enthusiasm for learning new skills and engaging with CPD
Orpheus is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all service users. We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities.
This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is therefore subject to an Enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service.
In order to be considered you must be eligible to work in the UK.
The Orpheus Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.