Head of Faulkner’s Girls, West Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Bradfield CollegeWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Following the present incumbent’s decision to return to her role as Director of Wellbeing, we are seeking an outstanding teacher to develop this important role, which is designed to enhance the experience of girls and support their progress within a thriving, distinctive and innovative co-educational boarding house. 

The Head of Faulkner’s Girls will report to the Deputy Head (Pastoral) and play an important part in setting the ethos and tone of this vital year, in the girls’ journey at Bradfield.

Faulkner’s has a group of sixty-three Year 9 girls currently, and the Head of Faulkner’s Girls will be responsible for promoting and fostering high expectations for all the girls in that year. The post holder will be expected to support and coordinate the pastoral and academic wellbeing of all the pupils in their care. In addition, they will work closely with the Head of Faulkner’s Boys to establish an excellent rapport with all stakeholders, including leading and working in harmonious partnership with an experienced team of matrons and house staff. 

The successful candidate will have an established record of working within a school and experience of providing pastoral support for young people, ideally with girls in this age group. Experience in a boarding or day house would be seen as beneficial as well as evidence of contributing to the academic, pastoral, moral and co-curricular development of young people in their care. 

Candidates should submit a letter outlining their suitability for the post, together with an Application Form, to the Headmaster, Dr Christopher Stevens, Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire RG7 6AU, at the following email address: Recruitment@Bradfieldcollege.org.uk

The Head of Faulkner’s will reside in the purpose-built family accommodation attached to the boarding house.

All candidates are required to complete an application form.

Further details and an Application Form can be obtained from the School's website by clicking the apply button.

Email: hr@bradfieldcollege.org.uk  

Human Resources, Tel: 0118 964 4546

Closing date: Midday, Monday 24th February 2020

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 2nd March 2020

Bradfield College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening as part of their application.  This includes submitting an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate prior to employment, registration of the DBS Update Service and checks with past employers.



More about Bradfield College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 19 years
Address: Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9644500
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Founded in 1850 by Thomas Stevens, and set in the village of Bradfield amidst unspoilt Berkshire countryside, Bradfield College enjoys a well-established reputation for being one of the country’s leading co-educational, independent schools through it...