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Deputy Head (Academic)

Queen's College Preparatory SchoolWestminster

Queen's College Preparatory School is seeking a Deputy Head (Academic) to join our exciting and forward-thinking school. The Deputy Head (Academic)’s chief aim is to provide professional leadership and management of all academic matters, and to ensure a culture of high expectations in which every girl reaches her full academic potential. The Deputy Head (Academic) is a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and has a key role to play in both the strategic development of the school and the day-to-day management of it. Members of the SLT are expected to create a climate of continuous improvement in all areas of school life, including pupil achievement, good manners, and involvement in enrichment activities.

Established in September 2002, Queen’s College Preparatory School has enjoyed rapid growth to become one of the most successful prep schools for girls aged 4-11 in London. Queen’s College Prep shares its governing Council with Queen’s College, the prestigious Harley Street Senior School to which many girls progress at 11+. A member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and the Girls’ Schools Association, QCPS prides itself on its friendly and supportive atmosphere which is highly valued by girls, parents and staff.

How to apply

Completed application forms and covering letters should be sent via email (preferably) to Mr Richard Hall (rhall@qcl.org.uk) or by post to Queen’s College, 43-49 Harley Street, London W1G 8BT.

Applications will be considered as they are received by the College. Early applications are warmly encouraged. The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 1 March 2021.

First-round interviews will take place remotely, via Zoom, on Monday 8 March 2021 with the Headmistress, Principal (Queen’s College), Deputy Head (Pastoral) and a governor. Following the final-round interviews, the successful candidate will be invited into the school for a tour with the Headmistress upon written acceptance of the position.  

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Queen’s College recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

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