School image

Head of Preparatory Division

New Hall SchoolEssex

Generous staff fee remission ● Possibility of renting School accommodation ● Excellent training provision ● London Stratford 20 mins by train

A well-qualified, inspirational and experienced leader is required to join the Senior Leadership & Management Team, to lead the educational provision for children aged 7-11 (Years 3-6). New Hall operates a diamond model educational structure, with a mixture of single-sex and co-educational teaching. Previously awarded overall TES School of the Year, New Hall is one of the largest and most successful Independent Schools in the UK. The School has six Divisions: Nursery, Pre-Prep, Preparatory, Girls, Boys and Sixth Form. The Preparatory Divisions have recently expanded to three-form entry. Applications are invited from primary and secondary trained candidates.

Reporting to the Principal, the successful candidate will have excellent leadership and management skills and a demonstrable commitment to independent education. Contribution to the co-curricular life of the School is expected. New Hall has outstanding provision in sport, music and the performing and creative arts. This is a superb professional opportunity to join a large and strong senior team in a vibrant and forward-thinking school, with 1,500 students and around 400 employees.

All candidates will be fully supportive of the School’s Catholic ethos, working closely with the Chaplaincy Team and the resident Priest Chaplain. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to give leadership in spiritual and faith development and to be responsible for nurturing and developing the distinctive Catholic life of the School.

For further details and an application form, please visit:  Alternatively, please contact the HR Department on 01245 467 588.

Early applications are encouraged and interviews may take place on a rolling basis.

Closing date: Midday, Monday 1 February 2021

First round interview will be via Zoom

Second round interview: w/c 8 February 2021

New Hall is committed to increasing representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds among staff across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. The School’s Equal Opportunities Policy is available on the School’s website.

New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.