Director of Teaching and Learning, Wiltshire

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St Mary's CalneWiltshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: St Mary's own generous pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Teaching and Learning

Full-time  September 2018   

St Mary’s is a leader in the field of girls’ independent boarding education for girls aged 11-18, including 100+ girls in the Sixth Form.  Almost all of the girls go on to university, several each year to Oxbridge, to read a wide variety of subjects, and results in public examinations are consistently excellent. As well as innovative teaching, learning and scholarship, St Mary’s offers outstanding pastoral care and a vibrant, warm community.  

St Mary’s seeks a Director of Teaching and Learning who will have particular responsibility for leading, inspiring and implementing the academic life of the School including academic administration and the analysis of pupil progress and achievement. The Director of Teaching and Learning will be expected to play a key role within a professional, collegiate senior leadership team, dedicated to the continuing overall development of this high-performing independent school.  

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher with an enthusiasm for innovation in teaching and learning as well as for academic administration, and for numerical and statistical analysis.  It is essential that they also have outstanding communication skills.  A strong pastoral and extra-curricular profile would also be an advantage.  For individuals aspiring to headship, this post offers an excellent opportunity to develop as a leader in a highly successful, ambitious organisation.  

An application form and full job description are available to download from our website ( or by emailing 

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 1st November 2017

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More about St Mary's Calne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 857200
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St Mary’s Calne is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, a happy, purposeful and flourishing community of around 350 pupils with a 80% to 20% boarding to day ratio. 

Founded in 1873, the school has been providing an outsta...