Deputy Head Pastoral, Dover

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Dover College is looking to appoint a new Deputy Head Pastoral from September 2020.

Reporting to the Head, the Deputy Head Pastoral is responsible for all pastoral matters and works closely with the Head to ensure that the highest standards of behaviour, learning and academic attainment prevail across the College and in maintaining and extending the College’s reputation for outstanding pastoral care, values-led education and extra-curricular success and participation.

The Deputy Head Pastoral will work with the Head and Deputy Head Academic to establish key strategic goals for the College, which will themselves be set within the framework of the Development Plan. He/she will work closely with Senior Housemaster/mistress (SHSM) to ensure the effective development and delivery of the College’s pastoral and extra-curricular provision. The post holder will also work closely with Senior Staff to ensure coordination and consistency of provision across the College.

The Deputy Head Pastoral will report directly to the Head, keeping him/her informed of any significant issues relating to the behaviour, performance or progress of the College and its pupils. 

Candidate information can be found on the Dover College website.

In order to apply, please complete a Dover College application form which can also be downloaded from the College website:

Please send this with a comprehensive CV and covering letter, which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria, to Please include the names and addresses of two referees.  

As the information contained on the application form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.

More about Dover College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Effingham Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1304 205969
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