Spring Grove School is looking to appoint an outstanding Director of Studies to lead all teaching and learning at the school, as well as guide the school through our next exciting stage of academic growth and development; ensuring that all our pupils receive an exceptionally high quality, broad and balanced education and that the teaching staff continue to be nurtured and developed to provide this.
The successful candidate will be focused on the joy of learning, innovative and inspirational in their teaching and ready for a leadership role in an academically ambitious school and will understand the expectations of an independent preparatory school environment. He or she will be well-qualified with a proven track record, creative and forward thinking, with an understanding of how to use data, make decisions and lead teaching staff to deliver positive academic change.
Experience of various curricula, including Key Stage 2 English and Maths, is essential. A knowledge of the 11+ testing system, special educational needs (SEN) and more able, gifted & talented programmes would also be advantageous. The Director of Studies will be a key member of the school’s Senior Management Team.
This teaching role (approximately a 60% timetable) is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic applicant who enjoys motivating and educating young minds in a constantly changing world.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Headmaster, Mr Bill Jones, on 01233 812337.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th February 2018, at 1pm
Interviews (if selected): Tuesday 6th or Wednesday 7th March 2018
An application form and this information pack may also be downloaded from the school website www.springgroveschool.co.uk . This information pack, our terms of employment and an application form may also be requested by email from firstname.lastname@example.org .
Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter and should be marked Private and Confidential to Mrs A Peirson, Assistant Bursar, Spring Grove School, Harville Road, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5EZ or emailed to email@example.com .
Spring Grove School 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 interview (if selected).