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Lynn Brown

Position: Head of Drama
Location: Springfield School

Current responsibilities:

  • To raise standards of pupil attainment and achievement within the department and to monitor and support pupil progress.
  • To be accountable for pupil progress and development within the subject area.
  • To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
  • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils studying in the department.
  • To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject
  • To manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department effectively to support the department development plan.

Experience in leading improvements in learning and teaching:

A key element of my previous job was the leadership of school CPD. I ensured an innovative approach to teaching and learning across the school and the focus of this was positive impact in the classroom. I have had responsibility for whole school Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum planning, data analysis, target setting and assessment, and have been instrumental on leading a regional Drama group on the creation of assessment without levels with the Drama curriculum. I have  also led whole school monitoring of marking and planning, ensuring consistency both within departments and across the School.

I have been identified both externally and internally as an outstanding head of department, achieving exceptional results at both A*-C and A*-A. This has led to me overseeing a range of other departments to support and develop performance.

Specific SLE area of expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • Curriculum Development
  • Drama and Performing Arts
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Senior and Middle Leadership

Other areas of expertise:

  • Artsmark development
  • BTEC Delivery and Assessment