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Deputy Head

The Old Vicarage SchoolRichmond upon Thames

Old Vicarage School is a highly successful and thriving independent day school for girls between the ages of 3 and 11 years.   We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic Deputy Head to provide inspiring leadership in all aspects of school life.

This is an opportunity for an individual to lead by example, embedding good practice and implementing new initiatives. The successful candidate will be imaginative and confident with exceptional pastoral and communication skills, a sense of fun and the character and ambition to play a major role in the leadership of the School.

We are looking for an excellent KS2 teacher who will be expected to undertake a reduced teaching commitment. Teaching of this age range is done by subject specialists and applicants with the subject specialisms of Science, English or Maths are of particular interest.

Candidates should be supportive and sympathetic to the ethos of teaching in an independent school.

The salary will be highly competitive, based on the candidate’s skills, experience and ability to contribute to the life of the school.

A job description/person specification and application form can be downloaded from this website. Please note that we do not accept CV's without a fully completed application form.

Completed application forms should be emailed or posted to the address at the top of the application form.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 January 2021.

First round interviews, including a tour of the school, will take place on Thursday 28 & Friday 29 January 2021.

Final interviews will take place w/c 8 February 2021

The Old Vicarage School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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