February 9, 2024

Head of the Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts

Saint Felix School


Salary –  Dependent on experience and qualifications

September 2024


An exciting new opportunity has opened on the Senior middle leadership at Saint Felix School. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well qualified Head of Faculty of Creative and Performing Arts to lead the Art, Drama, Music, Photography and Textile departments.

Saint Felix School, Southwold has been providing educational excellence for over 125 years to children from Suffolk, Norfolk and further afield. Set in 75 glorious acres on the Suffolk coast, just minutes from the sea.

This an exciting time in the schools’ long history following our joining of the Inspired Learning Group in 2021 and the recent appointment of a new Head, Mr Matt Oakman.  The site has undergone phase one in our development plan, which has recently included a sixth form boarding house, the prep department, bespoke senior classrooms, the library, games pitches and facilities; future development of our facilities will be ongoing.

Saint Felix is a co-educational independent school that caters for boarders and day pupils from the ages of 2 to 19 including international students from around the world. There are approximately 250 pupils with roughly 50 in our three Boarding Houses.

A full job description is available on request.

All staff at Saint Felix actively participate in and make a significant contribution to the wider school life throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity; you will be joining a fantastic school that comprises of passionate staff and hardworking pupils. You will be welcomed by all and become part of the family feel school.

We would like to hear from you if you feel you have the skills and attributes to fulfil this exciting role at Saint Felix School. All applicants will be considered and contacted.

Please apply online by visiting, https://applicant.website/i/65A755/vacancy-info/0000000371

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised.

Saint Felix School  is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).