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Head of Infant and Junior School

Clifton High SchoolBristol, City of

Required from September 2021

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 570 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, our educational offering is underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. We value individuality and positively celebrate diversity and inclusion in every area of the school.


We are seeking an ambitious, forward-thinking, and inspirational leader to plan the ongoing development of our Infant and Junior School.


The varied opportunities and challenges of this new Senior Leadership position will suit an energetic, passionate leader and an accomplished communicator, who is able to work in collaboration with the Head of School, the Governors and the Senior Leadership Team to realise the School's vision and its long-term goals. It is important to our school ethos that the successful candidate always puts the interests and needs of the pupils first, ensuring their happiness and wellbeing.


If you are reading this advert with a growing excitement, you might be the right person for us.


The Head of Infant and Junior School will direct and support our highly dedicated staff, fostering a culture of innovation and high-quality learning and teaching. They will continue to build strong relationships with our parents and our wider community; an aspect of Clifton High that we hold in high regard.


A commitment to the wider education of pupils through extra-curricular activities is an expectation.  The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils and staff.


Further details can be found on our website. Completed application forms should be acc ompanied by a covering letter of application to the Head of School, Mr Matthew Bennett and emailed to recruitment@cliftonhigh.co.uk . If you would like to discuss the position with Mr Bennett prior to application, please contact us at this email address.


Closing date for interviews: 9am Monday 18th January 2020

Interviews to be held: week commencing 1st February 2021

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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