Assistant Head (Pastoral Care) Member of the Senior Leadership Team, Mickleham, Surrey

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Box Hill SchoolMickleham, Surrey

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Assistant Head (Pastoral Care) 

Member of the Senior Leadership Team 

Box Hill School is a co-educational day and boarding community of 425 girls and boys aged 11 to 18, whose educational ideals and practice are designed to get the best out of each student. The school follows the philosophy of Kurt Hahn, founder of Gordonstoun in Scotland: while placing academic work at the heart of a school, Hahn stressed the importance of an all-round education as a preparation for life. 

We are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to be the Head of Pastoral Care (day students) and the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the whole school (day and boarding). He or she will be responsible to the Headmaster for all consultation on safeguarding and child protection matters. It is a prerequisite of the post that the candidate will be completely aware of, and keep up to date with, all guidance relating to safeguarding and to ensure that the school remains fully compliant in its safeguarding responsibilities.

We aim to appoint a colleague who will involve themselves whole-heartedly across our community advancing our reputation for pastoral care, which in our last full inspection was identified as outstanding.

Dates:  Apply by 15.11.17

Commencement date: April 2018 (Term starts Monday 16 April)

Location: Surrey

Contract type: Permanent full time

Contract term: Permanent

For more information on the position and to request, an application pack please contact:
Mrs. Jackie Hazeltine, HR Manager, e-mail:
Tel: 01372 385001  

Completed applications should be sent to
Maggie Lawrence, Box Hill School, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6EA
Closing date: 15 November 2017

The long list interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 27th November 2017.

Box Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share our commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and the successful candidate will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.


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More about Box Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 373382
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