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Deputy Headteacher

Kew Green Preparatory SchoolRichmond upon Thames

As part of the Gardener Schools Group, Kew Green is a thriving, excellent, co-educational school for pupils aged 4-11. It is situated in an exceptionally beautiful position on the River Thames, with an abundance of outside space for our pupils and staff.

The Prep school has a capacity of 280 pupils on roll, Reception to Year 6. Kew Green recently extended its Early Years provision and opened Kew Green Nursery in September 2022 for children aged 2-4 on a separate site next door to the Prep. For more information, please visit our website:

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated, inspiring, innovative and emotionally intelligent Deputy Headteacher. The postholder will champion the learning, progress and wellbeing of our pupils, and ensure high standards are maintained across the whole school.

The successful applicant will have the ability to fulfil any of the roles conventionally undertaken by senior leaders in schools. The applicant will have a proven track record as an outstanding teacher and educational leader and will demonstrate the potential for Headship.

All applicants must be able to show evidence of:

  • Further professional/academic study and evidence of commitment to continuous training, including recent management training.
  • Having led school-based initiatives which resulted in a significant improvement to learning or pupil wellbeing.

For more information, please read the job description and person specification. To apply, please complete the application form, returning it to

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd February 2023

Kew Green Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures. All posts are subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check. The safeguarding responsibilities of the post are as per the job description and person specification. Please also see our safeguarding policy.

For details of the checks which will be undertaken as part of our recruitment process, please see our Recruitment policy. All other school policies can be found here Policies | Kew Green Prep School (

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