Director of Pastoral Care, Westminster

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Francis Holland SchoolWestminster

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Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Francis Holland School, Sloane Square, seeks an outstanding individual for the post of Director of Pastoral Care.

Francis Holland School is an exceptionally warm and vibrant community and the successful candidate will join a dynamic and forward-thinking school. The wellbeing of every child is central to our ethos and our aim is to enable all members of our community to flourish in an environment that develops character, resilience, thoughtfulness, independence and creative thinking.

The Director of Pastoral Care is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team which also includes the Headmistress, Deputy Head, Director of Studies, Director of Creative Enterprise and the Joint Heads of Sixth Form. 

In collaboration with the Deputy Head, the successful candidate will lead all aspects of the pastoral life of the school, working closely with Heads of Section, Head of Learning Support, Head of PSHE, the Mindfulness team, the Head of Junior School and the school counsellors including the School Project Manager of Place2Be to secure the best pastoral outcome for our pupils. He/she is likely to have substantial experience of pastoral leadership and proven experience in managing a team in an academic environment. 

The successful candidate will teach a reduced timetable in any subject. 

Please visit the school website for an information sheet and application form. Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date: Noon on Monday 25th February 2019. 

Interview date: Monday 11th March 2019. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

More about Francis Holland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 39 Graham Terrace, London, SW1W 8JF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7730 2971
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Francis Holland School Sloane Square is an independent, selective, Church of England all-through school for girls without nursery and with sixth form situated in Westminster. It is one of two Francis Holland schools in London, both of which are gover...