Deputy Head (Pastoral), Northwood

Closing date:

St John's SchoolNorthwood

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Very attractive salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


A Merchant Taylors’ School

Potter Street Hill, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 3QY

A thriving I.A.P.S Day School of 350 boys (3-13),

attractively situated on a 35 acre site in London’s Green Belt.


Required for September 2018 or January 2019

St John’s is a thriving Independent Prep School of 350 boys between the ages of 3 and 13. Providing a broad, diverse and interesting curriculum each child is given the opportunity to thrive in order to achieve his potential. 

The School is looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced teacher with relevant management experience to take charge of the pastoral welfare of all pupils including lead responsibility for safeguarding. The Deputy Head (Pastoral) will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team working very closely with the Deputy Head (Academic) and the Headmaster. This role is one where you must provide clear leadership, challenge and support to others and have the capacity to do this in a way that is professional, and motivates your colleagues. A strength in using IT would be beneficial. You will be confident speaking to parents and the wider school community.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach approximately a half timetable (subject(s) negotiable) and make a contribution to extra-curricular activities. St John’s has its own very attractive salary scale significantly above national levels.

Please contact the Headmaster’s PA on 020 8866 0067 if you need any further information.

Applications should reach the school no later than midday on Wednesday 18th April, 2018.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 30th April 2018.

Tel:  020 8866 0067



The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the DBS.

(A Merchant Taylors’ Educational Trust School)

(Charity Number 1063738)

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More about St John's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Potter Street Hill, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 3QY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8866 0067

At St John's, we help each boy to make the most of his talents and interests so that he can grow in confidence and fulfil his potential. Within the security of our school, boys develop an enthusiastic and self-disciplined approach to work and life, w...