Head of the Senior School, Italy

Closing date:

Southlands English School in RomeItaly

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Head of Senior School from the 1st September 2018.  There are some 140 students in our Senior School at the moment from over forty different countries. The school follows the English National Curriculum in Key Stage 3 and Edexcel IGSE in Key Stage 4.  Southlands gained the status of an IB World School in 2015 and our first IBDP cohort graduated in July 2017. 

As well as carrying out the extensive duties of the Head of the Senior School, as outlined in the attached comprehensive job description, the successful candidate will have a  teaching commitment.

The Person

Essential requirements:

  • to have a successful record as a member of the Senior Management Team
  • to possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • to be a UK resident with a valid passport, dual passport or already in possession of a valid visa that allows work in Italy
  • to be a citizen of the EU
  • to hold "Qualified Teacher Status" or equivalent qualifications

How to apply (Closing Date Friday 16th March 2018)

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send the
following to theprincipal@southlands.it

  • letter of application
  • CV
  • contact details of three referees

Kindly note that all long listed candidates will be contacted by 18th March at the latest and, in all probability, during late February/early March 2018.  The initial interview will be via Skype.  Short listed candidates will be invited to Rome. If you have not heard from us by 19th March 2018 your application has not been successful. Kindly note that the appointment process will include stringent safe recruitment procedures including a DBS check. You are encouraged to visit our website at www.southlands.it


Job location

More about Southlands English School in Rome
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Via Teleclide 40, Casalpalocco, Rome, 00124, Italy
Telephone: +39 6 5053932