Deputy Head, West Sussex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Great Walstead SchoolWest Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: To start September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent

A well established, co-educational independent prep school. We now seek to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Deputy Head to provide professional leadership and management of our successful school. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operation of the school as well as leading our approach to safeguarding and child protection. They will provide full support to the Head, stepping up into the role in their absence, embodying the values of the School and helping to shape its future direction through the ongoing development of the whole school strategic plan.

Working with and supporting others will form a key component of the role, developing strong relationships with all stakeholders enabling them to have a positive impact across the school.

This is a demanding and challenging role requiring the successful candidate to manage a wide variety of responsibilities and work efficiently and effectively under pressure to ensure that the School is able to function at its best at all times.

AT GWS the successful candidate will find a team of dedicated and enthusiastic staff who work hard to ensure the children enjoy the very best educational experience.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented, dedicated and inspiring individual with a forward-thinking and enthusiastic approach to education, to contribute to our future development and continuous improvement of our ambitious school.

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website: 

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 25th February 2019

First stage Interviews will be held on Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th March 2019

Second stage interviews will be held on Thursday 7th & Friday 8th March 2019

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL Telephone 01444 483528 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service

Data Handling – please refer to Great Walstead’s Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice which can be found on the School’s website.

Registered Charity No 307002

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More about Great Walstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 483528
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