Deputy Head, Bristol, City of

Bristol Grammar SchoolBristol, City of

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The salary will be dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate, but this is an important and senior post, with remuneration set accordingly.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role of the Deputy Head is to assist the Headmaster in the formulation and delivery of School strategy, and to take significant responsibility for the day-to-day running of the school. This is one of four Deputy Head posts, each of which holds key oversight of one or more areas of whole-school responsibility. The Deputy Heads, together with the Headmaster, the Bursar and the Head of Infants & Juniors, make up the Core Leadership Team of the School.

We are seeking a candidate with the right skills, experience and potential, to add to this dynamic and harmonious team. The exact role and responsibilities will depend upon the successful candidate’s areas of experience and expertise, and they are likely to evolve over time.

The successful candidate will have a deep resonance with the School’s Mission, Aims and Values which should be clearly reflected at both the application and interview stages.  Bristol Grammar School is an exciting and dynamic community of professionals working together to achieve the very best outcomes for its pupils; as such this is a wonderful career opportunity for the successful candidate. 

For full details of the role and further information about Bristol Grammar School please see the candidate information pack. 

The School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of the Bristol Community. 

The deadline for applications is 9.00am on Monday 13 January 2020.

Longlist and shortlist interviews will take place shortly after the deadline; candidates should make clear in their application any particular days on which they would be unavailable.

If you would like an informal discussion with the Headmaster prior to applying, please contact the Head’s PA, Cath Davies, on:   

To apply please complete an application form (please download, save as then complete the application form) with a covering letter and a monitoring form, addressed to the Headmaster, Mr JM Barot. Please send to Rose Moscrop, HR Administrator, 

The covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4, and it should make clear your reasons for applying for the role, and what skills, experience and qualities you possess that make you a strong candidate.

More about Bristol Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 973 6006
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Bristol Grammar School received its Royal Charter in 1532 and has played a central role in the educational life of Bristol ever since. 

We value our warm, vibrant and positive learning community, a place where pupils become accountable for thems...