Deputy Head (Academic), Hereford

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Hereford Cathedral SchoolHereford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Hereford Cathedral School seeks to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Deputy Head (Academic). The post would suit applicants seeking a Headship in the future, and previous deputies have secured headships in both GSA and HMC schools.

Applicants should have experience of leadership and management in either the state or independent sector and will take responsibility for ensuring that the School's academic policy and curriculum meets with the school aims. The Academic Deputy is a member of the Whole School Senior Leadership Team, attends Governing Body meetings and plays a key role in assisting the Head in strategic development.

Hereford Cathedral School is a leading co-educational school with an outstanding reputation. Although primarily a day school, a new boarding house to cater for international and UK students is about to be opened, marking the latest stage in the school's exciting development plans. The school occupies an enviable position in and around the Cathedral Close with school playing fields overlooking the River Wye.

The School was inspected by ISI in 2014 and graded "excellent" in each of the eight categories.

Hereford Cathedral School has a well-established and thriving extra-curricular programme, and the successful applicant will be expected to play an active part in this.

An application form and information pack may be downloaded from the school website Completed applications should be accompanied by a covering letter and sent to Mr Paul Smith, Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, The Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG email:

The closing date for applications is Midday Friday 26th April 2019

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Hereford Cathedral School is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references and other safer recruitment checks.

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More about Hereford Cathedral School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Old Deanery, Cathedral Close, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1432 363 522
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Since the advent of co-education in the early 1970s, Hereford Cathedral School has grown into a day school of around 505 boys and girls, aged from 11 to 18. This number includes a Sixth Form of 154 housed in a dedicated sixth form centre. The School ...