Head of Department: Creative Arts (Dance / Drama Specialism) Outwood Academy City Fields, Wakefield

L1 - L5
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2019

Outwood Grange Academies Trust, seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

Outwood Academy City Fields places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead and develop a new Creative Arts department. We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational individual who will be dedicated to the
promotion of performing arts in the academy and wider community. A commitment to the extra curriculum life of the academy is a prerequisite for this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Department who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people. Our single goal is ‘Students First’ and you will be joining a strong team of professionals
working to this sole aim.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust provides a high-quality learning and cultural environment that inspires and motivates children. Leadership development, succession planning and capacity building are major priorities for the Trust as this enables us to facilitate rapid progression for those who want to advance either in the classroom or at a leadership level.

You will be well supported by an experienced team of teachers and Directors as you work to raise attainment levels and offer an engaging curriculum experience.

The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools, which affords opportunities for staff to work and progress across several schools if desired. All staff are guaranteed a minimum of two
hours CPD per week and a further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through our own network of teaching schools.

We warmly welcome and encourage potential applicants to visit the Academy.

If you require any further information please e-mail Ann Jarrett, Business Manager, at a.jarrett@cityfields.outwood.com

Outward Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.



Vacancy Closed

This vacancy has closed and no longer accepts applications.

Key Dates

Closing Date
Interview Date
24th May 2019


Further Information

Date posted:
Last updated: