Head of Lower School (Years 7-9), Hammersmith, London

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The Godolphin and Latymer SchoolHammersmith, London

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with the post and dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Lower School (Years 7-9)

Permanent and full time

For 1 September 2018

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith.  Our facilities are excellent and the girls are bright, talented, motivated and enthusiastic.

The school prides itself on the outstanding pastoral provision offered to each girl throughout her school career.  High academic performance is combined with very strong emphasis on nurturing the individual.  We achieve this as a result of the academic and pastoral sides of the school working together very successfully.  This collaboration is a hallmark of the supportive and encouraging learning environment for which Godolphin and Latymer is known.  The girls flourish under our care and are excellent achievers.

Due to retirement, a rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced applicant to join us as a Head of Section, in the role of Head of Lower School (Years 7-9), from the start of the next academic year.  The Head of Lower School coordinates the work of three Deputy Heads of Lower School, each with specific responsibility for the three year groups in the section, and plays an essential role in the wider pastoral structure overseen by our Senior Deputy Head (Pastoral).

Further information about the pastoral programme, the school in general and this role, including the job description and person specification, can be found at www.godolphinandlatymer.com.

We will require the successful candidate to teach, on a reduced timetable, one of the subjects which we currently offer.

The salary will be commensurate with the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.

Fully completed application forms must be returned to recruitment@godolphinandlatymer.com by noon on the closing date of 19 January 2018.  It is anticipated that a preliminary round of interviews will take place on 25 January 2018.

Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  Neither CVs nor late applications will be accepted.

The Godolphin and Latymer 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, the receipt of an enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service.

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG. HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87411936
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About the school

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of this Country’s leading Independent Day Schools for Girls. Founded in 1905, it has been both a state grammar school and an independent school in its 110 years. Located in Hammersmith, West Lo...