Assistant Head – EYFS and KS1, Wimbledon

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Wimbledon High SchoolWimbledon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent

An outstanding individual is required to join our Junior School Leadership Team. This is an exciting opportunity, providing great scope for imagination, innovation and dynamic leadership in one of the country’s leading girls’ schools.

As the Assistant Head for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 1 (KS1) you will play a key role delivering the pastoral and academic vision and direction for the Junior School. Working closely with the Junior School Leadership Team, you will contribute to whole school policy-making and strategic planning and take the lead responsibility for nurturing and developing the welfare and progress of all EYFS and KS1 girls.

You will line manage all staff who teach EYFS and KS1, leading by example to ensure that good practice is shared and encouraged in lessons and throughout the school and that the academic curriculum is effective and imaginative in meeting the needs of all girls.

If you possess excellent professional and up to date knowledge and understanding of EYFS and KS1 with the ability to lead and inspire others we would be delighted to hear from you.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.

Benefits:

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel      season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

The closing date is 9am Friday 16 March 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 26 March 2018.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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