Assistant Head: Director of Co-curricular and Outreach, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Summer or Autumn Term 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive and will depend on your skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Assistant Head; Director of Co-Curricular and Outreach 

For Summer Term or Autumn Term 2019 start 

Leighton Park is a School that inspires achievement with values, character and community. Our students are civic with a strong commitment to community action, social service and outreach. Every student understands and is able to play a part in social justice and social entrepreneurship.

This is an important new management position created to oversee, strengthen and develop all aspects of the provision of co-curricular life in the School. You will be a member of the Extended Leadership Team and attend the Senior Leadership Team and Governors’ Committee meetings from time to time. You will work with, and report to the Deputy Head and be given a significant reduction in the teaching timetable (in any subject) along with a management allowance to reflect the importance and responsibilities of this role, as well as some administrative support.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 22nd February 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing: 4th March 2019

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...