Head of Lower School
We are looking for a dynamic colleague to be responsible for the day to day management of the Lower School (nursery to Y6), promoting a nurturing environment where pupils thrive and develop a passion to discover and learn. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team contribute to the strategic development and leadership of the whole school, ensuring an excellent standard of education for all pupils.
As this is a new post, a key focus will be to manage and co-ordinate the removal of distinctions between the two current separate schools (pre prep and prep) creating an ambitious, warm and successful ‘whole’ Lower School.
Rookwood School is a non-selective day and boarding school providing high quality education for children aged 3 to 16. We are a warm and nurturing community where staff are dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities for all of our pupils. Our school is committed to delivering excellent pastoral care with the welfare of our pupils being our primary concern. With values at the heart of our practice, we develop a young person’s character and take great pride in seeing our pupils develop into confident, resilient and principled young adults.
The Application Process
The post of Head of Lower School is for September 2017. The post attracts a competitive salary.
Application should include a letter addressed to Dr Mark Whalley, Headmaster, Rookwood School, Weyhill Road, Andover, SP10 3AL. Your letter should be a maximum of two sides of A4 and may be submitted electronically or by post. It must be accompanied by a completed Application Form including details of at least two referees, and a completed Equal Opportunity Monitoring form. Please note that while you are welcome to submit a CV in addition to the Application Form, we cannot accept any application which does not include the Application Form completed in full.
Deadline for applications is 21 March 2017. Applications should be sent in confidence via email to Mrs Sophie Tetley, HR Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by Post to Mrs Sophie Tetley, HR Advisor, Rookwood School, Weyhill Road, Andover, SP10 3AL.
Rookwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and references and DBS checks are essential.