Head of Upper School

2 days left

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Berkshire
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Oct 2017
Category
Education
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
School: Independent Prep School

Location: Berkshire

Role: Head of Upper School

Start Date: January 2018

Salary: Competitive (dependent on qualifications and experience)

A leading and outstanding independent prep school in Berkshire, near to the Surrey borders are searching for a dynamic and excellent Head of Upper School. This is a full time role for January 2018.

This independent prep school provides a fantastic and first class education to every child. The school aims to encourage young people to develop the confidence to make the most of every opportunity and challenge that both school and adult life will offer them. The curriculum is broad and varied which stimulates pupils and all staff encourage their pupils to achieve their potential. The Head believes that children learn best when they are happy, active and challenged and this prep school creates an exciting culture for learning.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the academic and pastoral welfare for all pupils in the upper school - Years 6 - 8. You will lead a vibrant and creative upper school that understands and responds to the academic, emotional and intellectual needs of pupils. You will coordinate assemblies, hold regular meetings and evening for parents and will contribute full to the School Leadership Team meetings. You will also be required to teach 50% of a normal teaching timetable. Ideally the successful candidate will teach Science, although other subject specialists are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have excellent time management and organisation skills, be a very good communicator, a team player and have confidence. You will also be committed, self-motivated, have a sense of humour and a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school and a passion for education and young people.

If you are interested in teaching at a beautiful and outstanding school within the idyllic countryside of Berkshire and are passionate about teaching and helping children develop and grow, please apply now. Or call Duncan Eaglesham on (Apply online only) for an informal conversation and more information including a job description. The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS)