Director of Studies, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

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South Lee SchoolBury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Start date: April 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: South Lee scale - competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exceptional opportunity for a passionate, dynamic and inspirational teacher to join the Senior Management team as Director of Studies in this vibrant and forward-looking prep school in the heart of Suffolk. We are looking for someone with outstanding communication skills and an understanding of prep school life.  

The Director of Studies will be expected to teach a reduced timetable. Any subject specialism up to Common Entrance 13+ and Scholarship level will be considered. A willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school is essential and expected.  The school will offer the successful candidate training opportunities both for enhancing performance as Director of Studies and, if desired, as an aspiring Head. The Director of Studies leads the Education Committee that reports to the Governors and will be expected to build on the academic success of the school, promote academic rigour, and ensure that all data collected informs our teaching. 

Founded in 1961, South Lee School is a thriving, highly successful, co-ed day school. Pupils move on at 11+ and 13+ to a range of strong senior schools, locally and further afield. 

To request an application pack for this position, please telephone the Head’s PA, Mrs Louise Ronge on 01284 754654 or email: Please complete an application form and enclose a letter indicating your motivation for applying for the post, addressed to the Headmaster. The closing date for applications is Monday 16th October 2017. Only applicants completing the school’s official application form will be considered.  

South Lee School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure, satisfactory references and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

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More about South Lee School
Address: Nowton Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1284 754654