Deputy Head Pastoral, Holbrook

Closing date:

Royal Hospital SchoolHolbrook

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The gross annual salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with the experience of the successful candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy


Required for September 2018

The Royal Hospital School is seeking an outstanding and experienced individual to lead and influence the pastoral welfare of the School community. This an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and caring person with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. 

The successful candidate will have a track record of showing initiative, establishing positive and effective relationships and will have benefitted from experience in a variety of roles and schools. He or she will have the personal qualities, experience and skills to take overall responsibility for pastoral care and demonstrate a thorough commitment to our boarding ethos and provision.  

The Deputy Head (Pastoral) will be a key member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and will contribute to the overall leadership, direction and management of the School.

The role will suit someone who aspires to lead their own school.  Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 17:00

Initial interviews: week commencing 27 November 2017

Final interviews: week commencing 4 December 2017

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Welcome to the Royal Hospital School

Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...