Deputy Head of Warwick Junior School, Warwick

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Warwick SchoolWarwick

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,433 to £54,259 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.
Contract term: Permanent

The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting the Headmaster with the smooth daily running of the school and work with the Director of Studies and Head of Lower School in leading change and improvements.  

Warwick Junior School have over 250 boys on roll with three forms in each year group. The majority of our intake transfer from Warwick Preparatory School at 7+ with selective entry for external candidates. Nearly all our boys transfer at 11+ to Warwick Senior School.  Our staff and boys are very proud to be part of Warwick Junior School. Our school motto ‘Altiora Peto’ guides our approach to all aspects of school life. We are ambitious for our boys. Our learning skills help guide our practice in the classroom and beyond. We want our boys to leave the Junior School confident but not arrogant, independent in thought and keen to embrace all opportunities on offer. We aim to challenge our boys and help them understand that mistakes are an inevitable and valuable part of the learning process. Whilst progressive and keen to embrace change, we are traditional in the values we hold of care, courtesy and consideration to others.  

We wish to appoint an outstanding individual, able to inspire and motivate both colleagues and boys. The Deputy Head is a key member of our academic and pastoral team. We seek not only an outstanding classroom practitioner but someone able to deal with parents, boys and colleagues with integrity, experience and kindness. The Deputy Head plays an active part in school life and therefore the successful candidate will require the ability to actively manage complex situations. They will remain calm, positive and a consistent role model to all in our community, promoting the Warwick School values.  

For further information on this role or an application form please see the job information pack, contact the HR Department on 01926 735413 or visit (follow links to Contact Us then Employment Opportunities). Application forms can be sent via the TES Portal or directly to Completed application forms should also be sent to this email address. 

Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017 

Long-list Interviews: W/C Monday, 27 November 2017 

Short-list Interviews: W/C Monday, 4 December 2017  

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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More about Warwick School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Myton Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926 776400
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The oldest boys' school in England, Warwick School has been in continuous existence at least from the days of King Edward the Confessor (reigned 1042-1066) when the fledgling town possessed a school under the tutelage of All Saints' Church. The earli...