Deputy Head Pastoral, Bury, Lancashire

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Bury Grammar SchoolsBury, Lancashire
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The starting salary will be dependent on experience and will be commensurate with such a role in a large Independent day school.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Head Pastoral

We seek a talented and energetic colleague, with a deep-seated commitment to pastoral care, to become our Deputy Head Pastoral. The post holder will play a key role in the Girls’ School but will also be someone who is committed to supporting and working within the whole Bury Grammar School family; he/she will be a member of both the whole School Leadership Team and the Girls’ SLT.

The post, commencing in September 2018 is an outstanding opportunity to join a thriving school, which has a strong focus on pastoral development and wellbeing, both as part of the development of the girls’ character and as a key driver for academic success. 

The main focus of the role initially will be providing support, appropriate challenge, and leadership for the Pastoral team. The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, a passion for all aspects of the pastoral life of the school, and the ability to engage and inspire, in order to effectively lead the Heads of Section/Year. 

S/he will be an enthusiastic and committed teacher in any area of the curriculum with the skills to challenge and inspire our able and highly motivated pupils in both our girls and boys school from Year 7 to Sixth Form inside and outside the classroom. 

S/he will be a graduate with at least a good honours degree who has flair and good sense, together with the necessary academic, educational and organisational experience to succeed in a post of this standing. S/he will have the talent and energy to contribute fully and creatively to strategic thinking and planning of the pastoral life of the school. S/he will display a full commitment to school improvement and to the wider life of the School and will have demonstrated the ability to lead and oversee change, to initiate and develop ideas and to deal effectively with the administrative detail of the job.

More information on our pastoral provision can be seen on our website:

The job description and person specification for the role can be seen in the Job Application Pack.

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More about Bury Grammar Schools
Address: Bridge Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0HH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 696 8600