Head of Sixth Form, Wandsworth

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Emanuel SchoolWandsworth

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Start date: Flexible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Emanuel School is a co-educational independent secondary day school in Wandsworth, London, with over 950 pupils from 10-18 years old. We aim to balance academic excellence with the provision of supportive pastoral care and a wide range of co-curricular activities across the arts and sports. Due to the promotion of the current postholder to a deputy head role, we are now looking for a new Head of the Sixth Form to lead our older students in their A level studies and career choices.

The Head of the Sixth Form is a key post within the school, and we are looking for an exceptional person to fill it. The right candidate will have excellent pastoral and academic understanding of this age group, combined with the leadership qualities and presence needed to fulfil this key senior management team post. This exciting, varied and rewarding role may well suit someone with pastoral management experience or a successful head of department – critically they must have the proven ability to inspire and engage A level students and enjoy working closely with colleagues and parents.

We are looking for someone who will improve academic outcomes for students across the sixth form by having high aspirations, as well as supporting and leading them with good humour, clarity and empathy. The right candidate may be someone aspiring to take on a future deputy head role with a pastoral or academic remit.

As with other senior pastoral posts, the Head of the Sixth Form will join the safeguarding team as one of the deputy DSLs.

If you are interested in this position then please visit the vacancies section of our website by clicking the apply button.

Completed application forms should be uploaded via the Emanuel School website by the closing date: 30/09/2019 at 12.00 noon.  

Do note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as soon as possible. 

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



More about Emanuel School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1HS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8870 4171
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About Emanuel School

Emanuel School is a co-educational independent school next to Wandsworth Common, south-west London, with over 900 pupils from age 10 to 18. Combining academic ambition with a broad programme of co-curricular activities, the schoo...