Assistant Head (Pastoral) with Teaching Responsibilities, Kingston upon Thames

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Holy Cross Preparatory SchoolKingston upon Thames

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Holy Cross Preparatory School in Kingston require an Assistant Head (Pastoral) with Teaching Responsibilities to join their team from September 2019.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to take on a rewarding role as part of a skilled, supportive and friendly team. The assistant head will be a member of the senior leadership team with primary responsibility for the pastoral care of the girls.

The successful candidate will have qualified teacher status (QTS) and strong evidence of Continuing Professional Development. They will have experience of teaching in prep years, a proven record of working effectively with pupils, parents & staff and a good working knowledge of safeguarding procedures. They will also have teaching responsibilities.

We are looking for someone with a positive can-do attitude, who can work independently and as part of a team, who demonstrates commitment and is passionate about doing the best for the pupils in a job that they love. Candidates will have high expectations of themselves and be keen to reflect the excellent standards expected at this outstanding school.  

For full details please download the Assistant Head Information Pack below, together with the Application Form and the Privacy Notice. Please complete and return an application form to the deputy bursar, Sophie Castle ( along with a detailed covering letter. 

The closing date for the application is midday on Thursday 14th February 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th or Thursday 28th February 2019.

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More about Holy Cross Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: George Road, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8942 0729
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We are a Catholic school under the trusteeship of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, providing a Christian education in which the worship of God, gospel values and an awareness of other faiths and care for others, are central to school life. In the spiri...