Assistant Head - Pastoral, West Sussex

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Christ's Hospital SchoolWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Following the announcement of Mr. Dayle Kirby’s promotion to a Deputy Headship, Christ’s Hospital is seeking an outstanding educationalist to take on the role as Assistant Head (Pastoral) in this major co-ed boarding school starting in September 2019.

You will have strong academic and intellectual credentials, first-rate administrative skills, broad educational experience including (ideally) boarding experience and proven ability as a leader at middle management level. You will also be a strategic thinker, a confident communicator with excellent people skills and a team player with the drive and vision needed to complement the existing Senior Leadership Team. 

Full participation in the broader life of this busy boarding community is essential.

An application pack can be downloaded from the CH website, please visit where you will find full details of the role. 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 18 March 2019. 

Interviews date: Thursday 21 March 2019. 

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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More about Christ's Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Christ's Hospital Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 0LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1403 211293
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King Edward VI founded Christ’s Hospital in 1552 to take the poor children from the streets of London and provide shelter and education for them. For over 460 years of social and economic change, Christ’s Hospital has remained true to its founding pr...