Deputy Head (Academic) Junior School, Hertfordshire

Haberdashers' Aske's School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Following the promotion of the current post holder to the headship of the Junior School, we are seeking an inspirational, strategic and impactful school leader, with an excellent understanding of the primary sector, a track record of leading outstanding teaching and learning in a high achieving environment and of implementing whole school initiatives. 

We are looking for a role model for pupils and colleagues, a leader who will deliver a world-class education for our bright girls by ensuring that: teachers’ practice, their development and self-reflection is exceptional, that the girls are challenged and excited by an educational provision consistent with emerging needs, and that their progress is outstanding.

You will lead all daily aspects of teaching and learning in the Junior School and more broadly share with the Assistant Head (Pastoral) the management of the school’s operations. You will be involved in the strategic leadership and development of the Junior School and will regularly deputise for the Head of the Junior School.

Further details and application forms are available from the school website: Applications should be sent to the Headmistress via 

Closing date: 12pm, 22 October 2019 with all candidates being informed on the 5 November 2019.

First round interviews: Monday 11 November 2019.

Second round: Thursday 14 November 2019.

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

More about Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Aldenham Road, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3BT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 82662300
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