Job Description

Drama Teacher

Permanent, part time (0.38 FTE) – 14.25 hours p/w worked over 2 days

Required for September 2022

Apply by 12 noon Friday 22nd April 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and inspirational drama teacher to join our friendly and supportive team.

Holy Cross Preparatory School is an outstanding Catholic prep school with a caring and inclusive ethos. We are located just off Kingston Hill in a beautiful eight-acre site and offer first rate facilities including a performing arts and sports hall, tennis and netball courts, a sports pavilion and all weather pitches.

Our dedicated and committed team, work together to pursue excellence on every level. Our girls not only achieve academic excellence; many excel in sport, music and art while growing as happy, well-rounded, confident, and curious young people. Our teachers are hardworking, highly motivated and fully committed to life in a busy and thriving prep school.

Drama is an integral and enjoyable part of the school curriculum; all pupils have weekly drama lessons with a specialist drama teacher, who cultivates their creativity, imagination, communication and clarity of expression. Pupils in years 2 – 6 have the opportunity to participate in LAMDA examinations and we offer a weekly after-school LAMDA club for pupils in years 4, 5 & 6, and a drama club for year 2 pupils.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has a passion for working with young people and will ideally have experience of teaching drama to primary aged children of varying abilities. Candidates should have QTS and hold a degree in drama. Experience of teaching LAMDA qualifications is a distinct advantage.

We value our employees and can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, typically 18 weeks of non-teaching time per year and smaller classes of happy, well-behaved girls who are a pleasure to teach.

If you share our ethos, are passionate about teaching and would like to join our team, please submit an application form to

Please contact Lindsey Banks, Deputy Bursar on 0208 942 0996 if you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants must produce evidence of their right to work in the UK.


Holy Cross Prep School is an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, are followed at all stages of the selection procedure.