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Deputy Head Academic, Hampshire

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Ballard SchoolHampshire

Salary: According to qualifications and experience

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Start date: September 2021

Suitable for NQTs: No

An experienced and inspirational Deputy Head Academic is required for September 2021.

As Deputy Head Academic at Ballard School, you will work alongside the Headmaster, the Bursar and the Deputy Head Pastoral, who comprise the Leadership Team, in shaping the vision for the education delivered at one of Hampshire’s highest performing schools. This is an exciting time to be joining the School with many new opportunities ahead. The pupil roll has increased by over 20% since September 2018, and our local reputation for delivering a first-class, holistic education is soaring. We are looking for someone with a passion for teaching and learning, and somebody who fully understands the hugely positive impact a robust and aspirational education can have on young people. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a School that is in the ascendancy.

The Deputy Head Academic will be a committed team player with a collegiate and collaborative approach, together with an ability and willingness to create a working environment in which staff are empowered to take decisions.

He / she will be responsible to the Head for managing the academic side of the School, line managing key Heads of Department and providing an outstanding academic education for Ballard pupils, from children in our Pre-Prep through to our Year 11 pupils.

For further details of this post and an application form, please visit:

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday, 1st December 2020.

Interview date: Monday, 7th December 2020.

The School retains the right to interview and appoint at any time during the application process.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Ballard School is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

More about Ballard School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: All-through

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 2 - 16 years

Address: Fernhill Lane, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 5SU, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1425 626900


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Ballard is an award-winning, co-educational, independent day school for children from Nursery to GCSE. Set in 34 acres between the New Forest and Solent on the Hampshire / Dorset border, we are rated ‘excellent & outstanding’ by ISI.