Deputy Head (Academic), Kensington and Chelsea

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Notting Hill Preparatory SchoolKensington and Chelsea

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Deputy Head (Academic) to join our team in September 2020. The successful candidate will have the vision, drive and creativity to take the School forward, raising students’ standards of achievement to the highest levels.  He/she must be an excellent manager with inspirational leadership and good communication skills.

NHP strives for academic rigour without diminishing the joy of childhood. It is a school where a keen eye for a child’s happiness runs deep, balanced by a thriving pedagogy culture which aims to deliver a demanding curriculum. We value passion, vision and creativity in our teachers. The successful candidate will have a dynamic personality, a sense of humour and the ability to foster and maintain strong relationships with the whole school community.

NHP is a ‘Thinking School’, a title which reflects its intelligent approach to education and its devotion to instilling in its children the values of resilience, creativity and responsibility, which it holds dear. We teach children not merely to learn, but to learn how to learn. The successful candidate will share the school’s aspirations.

The school, situated a stone’s throw from Portobello Road in West London, is in the midst of an exciting period of expansion. We are a school where ambitious, professional and committed teachers are well supported, can learn quickly and advance their careers. 

If you are keen to join our team, please tick the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application form.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 3rd January 2020.

Interview days will be scheduled for the week commencing 6th January 2020. On these days, candidates can expect to have an interview, teach an observed lesson and enjoy a tour of our school.

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. NHP is an equal opportunities employer.

More about Notting Hill Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: 95 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 1QQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7221 0727
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Notting Hill Preparatory School is a mixed, non-denominational independent primary school in the Royal Borough of Kensignton and Chelsea, serving students from the age of 4-13. The primary school, situated in Notting Hill has approximately 281 studen...