The Junior King’s School, Canterbury, a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school, seeks an experienced, passionate and dynamic Head of Department to lead a strong, highly motivated Learning Support Team.
The successful candidate will work full time: managing the department; liaising with colleagues/parents; teaching older pupils 1:1 and in small groups.
To be successful, you should have a clear understanding of current practices and proven experience of working effectively with pupils, parents and staff. An outstanding communicator, you will be a first-rate classroom practitioner with a good understanding of current legislation. Strong organisational and administrative skills, with excellent interpersonal and team-working skills and a strong interest in pastoral care will be needed for this role.
You will be expected to play a full part in the life of our busy boarding school which is located in Sturry, Canterbury.
Applications, including a CV and covering letter, should be addressed to the Head, Mrs Emma Károlyi, and uploaded to the School’s website: www.junior-kings.co.uk or: www.kings-school.co.uk
If you have any difficulties accessing the internet please contact HR: 01227 595733.
Closing date: Midday on Friday, 29th September 2017.
Interview dates: Tuesday, 10th & Wednesday, 11th October 2018.
The King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.