As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate for the position of Deputy Head (Academic). The role is integral in fostering a vibrant community which inspires the curiosity and appetite for learning amongst the pupils. You will ensure the highest quality of teaching and learning through academic rigour and innovation, working closely with the Director of Teaching and Learning. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and working with the Head, you will contribute to the strategic leadership and management of the whole school.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record in leadership and management and will be someone who is a positive role model and leads by example. They will be an excellent administrator and communicator with the ability to demonstrate initiative and work well within a team.
Single or larger rent-free accommodation on campus will be available, if wanted, for the appointee in return for boarding duties.
To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement by clicking the apply now button
Closing date: Wednesday 21st March 2018 at midday
Interview: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Candidates called for interview will be given an opportunity to visit the school and meet some of the key members of staff on one of the Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Monday 26th March.
The Royal Alexandra and Albert 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 an Enhanced DBS check.