Director of Studies, Dover

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Dover CollegeDover

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, dependent upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Studies                                  

Job start - September 2018  

Salary - Competitive, dependent upon experience 

Location - Dover 

Contract type - Full-time  

Contract term - Permanent

Upon the retirement of Duncan Ellerington after 15 years of exemplary service, Dover College is seeking an exceptional Director of Studies to lead all teaching and learning at College into the next stage of its development.  

The successful candidate will have worked as a Head of Department or a Director of Studies in an academically ambitious school, and will understand the rhythms and expectations of a 24/7 boarding environment. He or she will be well-qualified with a proven track record, energetic, ambitious, with an understanding of how to use data, make decisions, lead staff, think strategically and consistently show good judgement. 

Experience of implementing change would be a distinct advantage, and experience of various curricula, including the IB and IGCSE, is essential. The Director of Studies will be a key member of the College’s senior management team and should be ambitious to move on to headship within 5 years.  

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Headmaster, Mr Gareth Doodes, on 01304 244501.  

Accommodation may be available.  

An application form and this information pack may also be downloaded from the college website    

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter (C.V.s will not be considered without an application form) and should be marked Private and Confidential to The Headmaster, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RH or emailed to      

Previous applicants are welcomed to apply again.

The deadline for applications is MONDAY 26th February at noon.  

The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references which will be taken up prior to the commencement of the post.

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More about Dover College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Effingham Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1304 205969
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