Director of the Institute of Service and Entrepreneurship, Sevenoaks, Kent

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Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Sevenoaks has its own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sevenoaks School is seeking an experienced leader to be responsible for fostering an exceptional service, charity, philanthropic and social entrepreneurial ethos within the school.

The teachers in charge of the school’s Service, Charity, and Social Entrepreneurship strands will report to the Director of the Institute who, in turn, will report to the Deputy Head Co-Curriculum.

The successful candidate will be a graduate and have a clear vision of the value of service and social entrepreneurship for all. They will have a proven track record in service, charity, philanthropy or social entrepreneurship. A strategic thinker, team leader and excellent communicator, they must be able to inspire pupils. 

This post could be full-time, with or without some teaching, or part-time.

Sevenoaks School has a long tradition of service, having established the first school Voluntary Service Unit in the early 1960s. Service and philanthropy are central to the school’s ethos. Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new but flourishing development at Sevenoaks.

Sevenoaks School has its own salary scale. Accommodation or relocation expenses may be available.

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Applicants should be submitted by midday on Monday 8 January 2018.

Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No. 1101358

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More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...