Assistant Head: Learning Enhancement and Achievement, Hammersmith and Fulham

Closing date:

Kensington Prep SchoolHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 (willing to wait until Sept 2020 for the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and in recognition of the seniority of the role
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Kensington Prep School, an award-winning school and regarded as one of the best prep schools in the country, have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to play a pivotal role in shaping the School’s vision and developing the strategic plan and policies.

In this vital new post as Assistant Head: Learning Enhancement and Achievement, you will take the lead in championing and developing new initiatives regarding our commitment to maximising learning outcomes, in addition to identifying individual strengths and needs, providing girls with the guidance and support they need, both emotionally and academically, to succeed.

You will promote quality first teaching to sustain and enhance the excellent standing of the School and will be responsible for administering and directing the school’s Learning Enhancement provision, promoting inclusion and achievement for all.

The ideal candidate will be a middle or senior leader, who is forward thinking with strategic vision and strong leadership and management skills, as well as successful teaching experience in a range of settings with broad knowledge of the curriculum across the range 4 – 11.

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

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply, please contact Laura Lee, Head’s PA for an application pack at  

Application Closing Date: 5th December 2019, 9am.

Interview Date: 9th December 2019 and 10th December (if required).

Kensington Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates should note that all appointments are subject to a background check with the DBS.

More about Kensington Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 596 Fulham Road, London, SW6 5PA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7731 9300
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Kensington Prep School is a buzzy Independent Day School for girls aged 4-11.  It opened in 1873, the first school to be established in the Girl’s Day School Trust.  The school moved to Fulham in 1997 and is set in spacious grounds wi...