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Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation

Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation

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City of London Freemen's School


Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview

The Headmaster is looking to add an inspirational Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation to the current Senior Leadership Team; this is a new post in the School.

The position will suit an impressive professional with a strong academic track record, holistic educational experience in a senior setting and proven leadership skills. The successful candidate will take great pride in their work; will be able to think strategically; will see clearly whole-School pictures and will have the perseverance to end tasks as well as to start them. She/he will have excellent communication skills – both verbal and written – as well as key core behaviours that will include empathy, integrity, resilience and stamina.

Candidates who feel that they should like to be considered for both this position and the role of Deputy Head (Academic) which is running concurrently should make that intention clear in their letter of application.

The City of London Freemen’s School operates its own salary scale which is substantially above the national pay scales.

For further details of this post and to download an application pack, please visit the School’s website, www.freemens.org. Please send a completed application form, CV and a covering letter to the School by email to CLFS-Recruitment@cityoflondon.gov.uk quoting reference 065129.

Closing date: Monday 29th January, 9am.

First round interviews will be held at the School during the week commencing Monday, 5th February with the possibility of a second round taking place after Half Term during the week commencing 19th February.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A no smoking policy is in operation.

Ashtead Park,
KT21 1ET
HMC Independent Co-educational Day and Boarding School
920 pupils: 7-18 years

About City of London Freemen's School

City of London Freemen’s School is a mixed, selective, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in Ashtead, Surrey. It is an independent boarding school owned by the City of London Corporation, which provides 16 of its 22 governors. The school will provide 920 places for primary, secondary and sixth-form students aged 7-18, when fully subscribed.

City of London Freemen’s was founded in 1854 in Brixton, where it educated both boys and girls. It moved to its current Surrey location in 1926, expanding in size to accommodate increasing numbers of students.

"Our mission is to learn, lead and make a difference. We live and breathe that ethos every day here at Freemen’s: staff and students. Academic excellence is a given, that’s the foundation of any good school and we are very firmly rooted in a tradition of achievement. However, good grades and progression to top universities only make up part of the picture here in Ashtead Park. We want to develop balanced, compassionate, rounded and unpretentious young people, who will go out into the wider world and leave a lasting impact: young people who can and will make a difference throughout their lives."

Headmaster, Roland Martin

View City of London Freemen's School’s latest ISI report 

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