Deputy Head – Pastoral, Petersfield, Hampshire

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Bedales Prep School, DunhurstPetersfield, Hampshire

Date posted:
Start date: January/April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dunhurst is a co-educational, innovative boarding/day school with a distinctive unique ethos. This is a most wonderful school which seeks a highly organised, inspirational, energetic Deputy Head – Pastoral.  

Our school is a unique educational establishment, set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Our aim is to create an environment where questioning, divergent thinking and freedom to learn from mistakes are all encouraged. Central to our success is the sense that each person is a member of our community whose voice is entitled to be heard and treated with respect. Both our staff and students expect of each other the best kind of relationships – co-operative, authentic and trustful.

To succeed in this position, you will need to have an educational vision, a passion for Prep schools, strong pastoral experience, exceptional interpersonal skills, empathy, understanding of pupils at Prep school age, and enjoy children having a childhood.  


Our benefits include onsite parking, free school lunches during term-time, life assurance, pension and personal accident cover.

A good salary package, including accommodation and fee remission, is offered for this role. 

For further information and to apply, please visit:  

Closing date: Friday 1st November 2019 at 9:00am.

Longlist interviews: w/c 11th November 2019.

Shortlist interviews: 18th and 19th November 2019 with an overnight stay on 18th November.

CVs cannot be accepted in lieu of an application form. 

Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check and where required a Prohibition from Management Check (Section 128 Check).

More about Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 13 years
Address: Alton Road, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 2DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1730 300200
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