Deputy Head, Kent

Expiring soon

Holmewood House SchoolKent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

This wonderfully exciting opportunity has arisen due to the current post holder being appointed to a Headship.

The Deputy Head’s key roles are to;

1. Oversee the day-to-day running of the school

2. To deputise for the Headmaster in his absence

3. To play a full role in the busy life of a thriving prep school

This is a an enormously important role in the school and would be suited to an outstanding professional who cares deeply about the well-being of children. At the same time, the successful candidate will have the ability to inspire all members of the school community and will be able to gain the respect of colleagues, children and parents.

The post would suit an aspirational middle/senior leader who wishes to play a key role in the future development of Holmewood House and who may have aspirations for Headship in due course. 

At Holmewood House, we believe that emotional and social well-being, self-esteem, happiness and confidence are of prime importance and are in themselves inextricably linked to academic progress.

Our school is well renowned for the quality of pastoral care alongside excellent academic standards and an exciting co-curricular provision. 

Please contact Mrs Claire Little  for details of the application process or visit for more information.  

Closing date – 9.00am Friday 22 March 2019

Interviews – Longlist interviews week commencing Monday 25 March 2019

Shortlist interviews are likely to be on to Friday 29th March and Saturday 30th March (TBC) 

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More about Holmewood House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Barrow Lane, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 860000
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Founded in 1945, Holmewood House is a leading co-educational Preparatory school for children aged 3 - 13, serving Tunbridge Wells and its environs. Based in a mid-nineteenth century house, we have a range of excellent additional facilities and over t...