Head of Year 5 & 6, Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Please contact us for details
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Year 5 & 6

Commence from September 2018

Term-time only (34 weeks per year)

Permanent | Full-time | Qualified Teaching Post

Felsted Prep School seeks an outstanding Head of Years 5 and 6 (Cloisters). This is a key leadership role in the school, forming part of the Prep School Leadership team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the pupils within this phase of the school, ensuring that children are positively engaged in their learning and their pastoral needs are met. This position will include a KS2 teaching commitment and would suit an experienced teacher or middle leader, who is looking to develop his/her career.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Our Prep School is a day and boarding School educating some 518 pupils aged 4-13 years, the majority of whom progress to the Senior School. The Preparatory School is structured into four blended phases across the age range. This structure allows us to provide individualised pathways to each Felstedian as they progress through the School. The School’s mission is to foster Felstedian characteristics in every student; a strong sense of community, encouraging and nurturing the development of personal faith in a climate of tolerance and respect, and creating truly effective global citizens.

It is essential that the successful applicant is willing to become involved in the co-curricular activities of this ‘Excellent in Every Aspect' ISI rated School. More information on Cloisters can be found here: www.felsted.org/about-felsted/prep/cloisters-ages-9-10

The Felsted Salary Scale is above the maintained sector’s and school fee remission is available. If you have any questions regarding the role, feel free to contact the current postholder Jeremy Fincher on jpf@felsted.org.  

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, excellent contributory pension scheme, lunch on full days worked and unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, plus a subsidised healthcare scheme, on-site 'Aroma' by Caffé Nero Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 26 February 2018 at 12:00 noon.

Interviews will be held week commencing 05 March 2018.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Felsted School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 822600
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