Deputy Head, Sevenoaks, Kent

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Sevenoaks Preparatory SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

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Start date: September 2018 or sooner if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Owing to the retirement of our much respected Deputy Head and the restructuring of our senior executive team, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teaching practitioner with strong leadership skills.  He/she will be an ambitious “can do’’ person, with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to introduce fresh thinking and innovative ideas will be seen as a major asset. The successful candidate will have benefitted from experience in different schools, and will have made a demonstrable impact in both academic and pastoral areas.

The role is to assist in the overall leadership and management of the School, as part of the Executive Team and Senior Management Team (SMT), with overall responsibility for all academic and pastoral matters and to take a strategic lead in the development of teaching, learning, assessment and reporting (including the development of digital learning). 

This is a governing body appointment.

Please apply in writing to, setting out why you feel you are suitable for this position and completing the application form from behind the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am 16th November 2017.

Interviews will take place between 20th November and 12th December 2017. 

For further details please contact:

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening and an enhanced DBS clearance will be necessary.

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More about Sevenoaks Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Fawke Cottage, Godden Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 762336
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Sevenoaks Preparatory School is a mainstream, non-selective, independent school for pupils aged 2-13. The school’s two main sections are the pre-prep, for pupils aged two to seven, and the prep, for pupils aged 8-13. The pre-prep contains the school’...