Deputy Head of Care, Somerset

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Shapwick SchoolSomerset
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Winner of the ISA's prestigious Alternative Provider of the Year Award, Shapwick School is looking for an outstanding Deputy Head of Care . Our school offers a calm, inspiring environment in which young people can develop and fulfil their potential  

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DATES:  Closing date 2nd August 2019 Job start September 2019

LOCATION:  Somerset. 

CONTRACT TYPE:  Permanent 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends

CONTRACT TERM:  Full Time, permanent contract – annual salary competitive depending upon experience and qualification. 

Shapwick School is seeking an excellent, well-qualified and highly motivated Deputy Head of Care to be part of leading and developing our pastoral provision across the residential boarding provision of students aged 8-19. 

The successful candidate will have a passion for the care of young people and be able to support students in achieving their own pastoral potential.  

Whilst not essential, previous experience of this type of role would be advantageous.

Shapwick School is a small specialist, independent school dedicated to breaking down barriers presented by dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia, so that young people achieve their potential. A commitment to whole school life in this busy international boarding school for students with specific learning difficulties is vital. 

For further information about the School please visit our website: or to apply, please email:

Shapwick School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Enhanced DBS check.

More about Shapwick School
Address: Shapwick Manor, Shapwick, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1458 210384