Head of Pre-Prep, Devon

Closing date:New this week

West Buckland SchoolDevon

Date posted:
Start date: Required for August 2018 or January 2019 for the right candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an inspirational, talented and caring professional to play a significant role as Head of Pre-Prep in the future development of our thriving prep school. The Head of Pre-Prep has responsibility for the teaching, learning and pastoral care of all pupils from Nursery to Year 2. 

The Head of Pre-Prep will be reporting to the new Headmaster who joins the school in April 2018. As a 3 to 18 school there will also be opportunities to contribute to initiatives across the campus. You will be an outstanding teacher with significant experience teaching pupils within the pre-prep age range. 

You will be passionate about early years and Key Stage 1 education, have an understanding of modern educational developments and a willingness to contribute to the wider areas of school life. In addition, you should be able to present a clear vision for the pre-prep and play a leading role in promoting the school to current and prospective parents. 

West Buckland is the leading co-educational independent school in North Devon, set in 100 acres on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

The application should include a completed application form, supporting covering letter and CV and returned to recruitment@westbuckland.com

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from www.westbuckland.com (under employment) or call 01598 760281 for a pack.

Closing date: Midday, 18 April 2018 • Interview date: week of 23 April 2018

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity.

West Buckland School, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 0SX

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More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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West Buckland School was founded in 1858 nine miles from the town of Barnstaple. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor.  Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful.  A number of...