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Assistant Head of Junior School (Co-curricular and Operations)

Croydon High SchoolCroydon

This is an exciting time to join the Junior Leadership Team. With growing student numbers and the support of a positive and committed staff team, the role provides a perfect opportunity to shape the future of the Junior School.

The Assistant Head Co-curricular and Operations will oversee the development of the Junior School’s Co-curricular and Enrichment strategy and take lead responsibility for any aspects of the Junior School Development Plan relating to co-curricular, enrichment and operational matters.

The role will include working closely with the Head of the Junior School and Junior Leadership Team to share the day to day running and promotion of the Junior School. As a class teacher, the Assistant Head will also have the opportunity to lead by example in the staffroom, setting the very highest standards for staff and students.

About the School:

Established in 1874, Croydon High School prides itself on its innovative approach and friendly atmosphere. The School is located in Selsdon, south of Croydon, on a beautiful campus.  

Croydon High is made up of students from a broad and culturally diverse range of backgrounds and the school recognises and hugely values the positive impact this has on all who teach and learn here.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is noon, Friday 26 February 2021.

Shortlisting will take place during the week commencing 1 March 2021.

Interviews will take place during week commencing 15 March 2021.

To support and enhance the educational and pastoral provision for all our students, we are fully committed to a recruitment policy in which job applicants are not discriminated against on the grounds of sex, race, disability, age, nationality, colour, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief.

The GDST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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