Deputy Head (Pastoral), Bath

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The Royal High School Bath Senior SchoolBath

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent

A superb opportunity for a highly motivated leader to join our team and further the pastoral life of the Royal High School Bath; a beacon for excellence, where pastoral care and academic development go hand in hand.

As Deputy Head (Pastoral), you will play a key role working closely with the School’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and relevant departments at the Girls’ Day School Trust. You will have accountability for developing and delivering the strategy for our pastoral care within the overall School Strategic Plan and ensuring the highest standards of care, throughout the School, including safeguarding and child protection. 

We are looking for a talented, innovative and inspirational leader with a passion for driving forward pastoral care and developing our offering. You will be an excellent teacher yourself, confident in managing people and resources as well as flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of a contemporary girl-centred education.

If you can bring innovative thinking and commitment to the role, with a clear enthusiasm for girls’ education in the 21st Century and a passion for helping girls to develop and flourish throughout their teenage years, we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free private medical insurance cover

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details about the School and the role, please download the attached booklet.

To apply, please click the apply button. 

For further information, please contact Miss Sophie Cox, HR Adviser, at

Tel: +44 (0) 01225 313877 

The deadline for application is Monday 20th November 2017 at 10am.

First stage interviews will be held on the Tuesday 28th November 2017 and second stage interviews on the Monday 4th December 2017.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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More about The Royal High School Bath Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School and Sixth Form, Lansdown Road, Bath, North East Somerset, BA1 5SZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 313877
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The Royal High School was formed in 1998 with the successful merger of two very fine independent girls’ schools, both with histories going back to the middle of the 19th Century. It enjoys wonderful facilities for learning and recreation and ou...