We are seeking a new Head of Lower School (Pastoral) with the ability to innovate and to inspire both pupils and colleagues. This is a Leadership Team role and our new Head of Lower School (Pastoral) will be ready to join our outstanding teaching staff at the start of the Michaelmas Term 2021.
You will have two primary roles
1. As one of a trio led by the Deputy Head (Pastoral) with the support of the Head of Upper School (Pastoral) you will take a leading role in the delivery and development of all pastoral aspects of school life
2. In conjunction with the Director of Learning (Lower School) you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of approximately 30 teachers and support staff and will have responsibility, for 200+ pupils from Nursery (Age 3) to Year 4.
You must be an experienced teacher in KS1/2 with an excellent and detailed understanding of the statutory legislation concerning Safeguarding, Child Protection, Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and SEN. Ideally you will have some knowledge of the Pre Senior Baccalaureate (PSB) ethos and framework. You must be passionate about creating an environment conducive to learning without limits so that our pupils can grow academically, socially and emotionally. You will have experience of leading and working with a team.
We highly value our reputation as an excellent employer, and the successful candidate will benefit from a Contributory Pension Scheme, free and delicious lunch and snacks during term time, free staff parking, Cycle to Work scheme, all the benefits of our 'Bishopsgate Elevate' wellbeing programme, use of the beautiful swimming pool and new sports complex, and the opportunity to grow and develop professional skills and qualifications.
The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. In any event, the closing date for applications is 26th February 2021 at midday and interviews will take place in week beginning 1st March.
Bishopsgate School is committed to providing a safe environment for its pupils and staff. Applicants for this post will be required to provide proof of identity at interview and undergo an enhanced DBS check before starting work.
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 13 years