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Job details
Employer Bootham School
Location York
Salary between £62,366 and £71,240 depending on skills and experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Bootham is a very different kind of school.

Take a look at our recruitment brochure where we seek to explain a little of the culture which nurtures this distinct and infectious difference.

We have resolved to become recognised as a school pioneering the most adventurous and liberating education in the UK.

Bootham demands much more of its students than the high academic results they achieve: it seeks to educate its students ‘to envisage a better world, and to acquire the skills and confidence to deliver change’. It challenges its staff to model that ‘better world’ in the way they work together.

In September 2017 our new Deputy Head will take over from Suzanne Hall, who is taking early retirement from July. They will work closely with the Head, Chris Jeffery, and governors, to help write the next chapter in the story of this most colourful and progressive school.

People with many different talents and personal attributes make excellent Deputy Heads. In the case of Bootham it is likely the successful candidate will combine strong leadership and personal character with an active sympathy for liberal educational and Quaker values, and a desire to work in delightful surroundings in the heart of the beautiful city of York. The salary range is between £62,366 and £71,240 depending on skills and experience, with annual incremental progression dependent on satisfactory performance.

See our recruitment brochure for fuller details, including the application process.

Closing date: 10am 11th January 2017
Interviews: 2nd or 3rd February

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks, including satisfactory Enhanced Level DBS clearance.

About the employer

Bootham School is a coeducational day and boarding school for about 620 students from 3 to 18 situated on two sites in the city of York. The senior school (ages 11 – 18) occupies 10 acres in the heart of the city; Bootham Junior School is just over a...

Information about Bootham School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 19 years
Denomination Quaker
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Locations and contacts

51 Bootham
North Yorkshire
YO30 7BU
United Kingdom
+44 1904 652106