Assistant Head, Director of Pastoral Care & Wellbeing, Wakefield

Closing date:

Wakefield Girls' High SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting salary of £56,497 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Assistant Head to join our Senior

Leadership Team from September 2020. You will have responsibility for the strategic

leadership and development of pastoral care ensuring the best pastoral outcome for our students.

Founded in 1878, Wakefield Girls’ High School offers a stimulating and challenging

environment and a culture which celebrates achievement, develops self-esteem and

confidence. At the heart of learning is the well-being of our girls. We strongly believe

that pastoral care is an important element of teaching and learning at all stages of a

girls’ development.

The school delivers all the benefits of a girls’ only education whilst also providing

academic, social and cultural links as one of the family of schools that comprise

Wakefield Grammar School Foundation.

You will have outstanding professional skills and personal qualities, with a record of high

performance including that as a classroom practitioner. You are likely to have substantial

experience of pastoral leadership and proven experience in managing a team in an

academic environment. You should have effective communication skills to relate

successfully with students, colleagues and the wider community.

The position is full time with an attractive package including a starting salary of

£56,497 per annum. The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also applicable. As part of our

commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful

candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or

The Head, Wakefield Girls’ High School, Wentworth Street, Wakefield WF1 2QS.

Tel: 01924 231609. 


Applications by CV will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 11th November 2019

More about Wakefield Girls' High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wentworth Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 372490
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Wakefield Girls' High School, a selective independent school for girls aged 11-18, first opened its doors in 1878, at a time when the educational and social emancipation of women was accelerating. It occupies an extensive site in a conservation area ...