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Director in Residence

Brook Green, London, Greater London, W6 7BS
St Paul's Girls' School
Full Time
16th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
28th September 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Director in Residence
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 1 year
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1271272

St Paul’s Girls’ School is seeking an enthusiastic an outstanding Drama practitioner to contribute to extensive Co-Curricular Drama provision and to be a valued member of the team. Working closely with the Director of Drama, the appointed candidate will have the opportunity to direct productions, teach at KS3, run masterclasses, and be integral to the department’s development.

This position is intended for an emerging or experienced Director who wishes to gain extensive directing experience and to develop and support new initiatives within our ambitious and creative Drama Department. 

The successful candidate will work closely with all members of the team and have the opportunity to direct students in large-scale productions, teach a limited timetable of KS3 or KS4 drama, offer masterclasses in line with their areas of expertise and be integral to the department’s growth.

 The position comes with a benefits package of

  • contributory pension scheme
  • free lunches
  • tea and coffee
  • use of school sports facilities during allocated staff times 
  • access to season ticket, cycle and computer loans.

St Paul’s Girls’ School is one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls aged 11-18, with approximately 780 students. It is an extraordinary school, offering a classical yet forward-thinking education, located in Brook Green, London, and easily accessed by public transport (zone 2). Full details of the school are available on our website at

Further information about the role and to apply can be found on our website. Please submit your applications before the closing date. Applications will not be considered without a covering letter, cv, and completed application form. We recommend that candidates apply as soon as possible since applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews arranged on a rolling basis. 

Closing date: Wednesday 28 September 2022, 12pm. 

Interviews: Friday 30 September 2022

Please be aware that this role is advertised for an immediate start, so please consider your current notice period before applying. If you are invited to interview we will require you to provide reference contact details and on boarding documentation in order to process an expedient starting date. Our HR Department will advise all shortlisted candidates of what information we require on the day of the interview.

We will be undertaking online checks for all shortlisted candidates in line with keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.


Safeguarding Statement:

St Paul's Girls' School 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 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
St Paul's Girls' School

St Paul's Girls' School