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Deputy Head - Maternity Cover

St Anthony's School for GirlsBarnet

Required from October 2021

The Role

St. Anthony’s School for Girls is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head who is well-organised, flexible, hands-on, with strong management skills and personal empathy, a collegiate style, and the highest standards of integrity.

Candidates should be an experienced educationalist who has held a leadership post with the requisite skills to support the strategy and management issues of such a successful independent day school. It is essential that candidates demonstrate empathy with the academically creative and child-centred ethos of the School.

We invite candidates who are supportive of a Catholic ethos, to cover the maternity leave of our Deputy Head for a fixed term one-year period.

The Deputy Head is responsible for the quality of teaching and learning and the pastoral welfare of the girls throughout the school, together with the Headteacher and Head of Curriculum.  As Deputy Head, the post involves supporting the Headteacher and deputising in his absence.

The curriculum prepares girls for entry into the major Independent schools many of whom are part of the Consortium or follow the ISEB and Common Entrance curriculum.

The School

St. Anthony’s School for Girls welcomes pupils aged four to eleven. Rated by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, we provide a safe, nurturing environment for young girls to thrive academically, socially and spiritually.

St. Anthony’s School for Girls sets high academic standards whilst being deeply focused on nurturing the individual. Our family atmosphere develops respect and compassion, creating an environment in which kindness is a core value. By learning in a setting where they feel safe, secure and valued, St. Anthony’s girls will grow to be confident and resilient young women, well prepared for the wider world.

We proudly celebrate our culturally diverse, multi faith community and teach tolerance and respect for all faiths within our Catholic environment. We share the ethos and values of our sister school, St. Anthony’s School for Boys and teach these key moral values as part of our religious curriculum and through our day to day interactions with pupils.

Hours of work: 8.00am until 4.00pm

Salary: In accordance with the Alpha Plus scale.

Closing date: 20th May 2021

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 24th May 2021.

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