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Assistant Head (Pastoral)

Portsmouth High SchoolPortsmouth

We are seeking an exceptional leader and inspirational teacher to play a key role in the leadership and management of Portsmouth High School, with particular reference to the School's educational and pastoral programmes.

Candidates should have the ability to provide highly effective leadership and management to ensure that all pupils have the best possible care, in line with the aims and ethos of the School.

This role will require the successful candidate to generate and deliver the pastoral vision and direction of the School.  This is a tremendous opportunity which calls for innovative applicants with energy, commitment and the ability to plan strategically.

Portsmouth High School is a dynamic place to work, offering a range of career opportunities and benefits and is committed to staff wellbeing. The School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) which is the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools and also one of the top 100 best not-for-profit organisations.

We 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
  • 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 to apply please click the apply button.

A letter of application, addressed to Mrs Jane Prescott, Headmistress, must be included with your application, outlining why you would be suitable for the post.  

If you have any queries, please email hr@por.gdst.net or telephone 023 9282 6714.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26 February 2021.

Interview date:  TBC.

Portsmouth High School is part of the GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust) - the leading network of independent girls’ schools in the UK. The 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 DBS.

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