Deputy Head Pastoral - Prep School, Holt, Norfolk

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Gresham's SchoolHolt, Norfolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The slary band for this position is based on our Academic Staff Pay Structure, which will be discussed at interview.
Contract term: Permanent

At Gresham’s we recognise that every child has different strengths and talents and we pride ourselves on recruiting staff who can bring out each child’s true potential.  

We are now looking for an outstanding schoolmaster or schoolmistress to join our Prep School Senior Leadership Team as Deputy Head Pastoral. This role will involve overall responsibility for the everyday running of the school and pastoral and extra-curricular life. The successful candidate will be a very able administrator and organiser who is an excellent communicator. This post may well suit someone who wishes to move onto Headship in due course.  

Gresham’s is situated in the Georgian town of Holt and sits within 200 acres of glorious countryside. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast just a few miles away. The Prep School, which covers Years 3 to 8, has its own spacious and well-resourced site just outside Holt Town Centre. We are a happy and vibrant community of around 250 pupils and 40 staff. We pride ourselves on providing a forward looking and exciting education, which focuses on long term aims and puts the happiness and well-being of our pupils at the centre of all we do. The School has both boarding and day pupils and runs an extended school day and a vast range of sporting and co-curricular opportunities. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the extensive co-curricular life of the school and it is vital that he or she embraces the holistic nature of the school’s approach and our commitment to providing a broad and far-reaching educational experience for our pupils. A sense of humour, a readiness to laugh and enjoy working here is very important.   

To apply for the role, please visit our website where you will find an application form.  Should you have any queries relating to this or any of our other vacancies please contact the recruitment team by email at or alternatively on 01263 714623.  

Interviews: W/C 9th October 2017 

To discuss the post contact Prep School Head, James Quick on 01263 714600    

Gresham’s are proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conduct a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements.   

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More about Gresham's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1263 714500
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