Head of Upper School (Years 10 and 11), Reigate, Surrey

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Royal Alexandra and Albert SchoolReigate, Surrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS/MPR + TLR1 (£7,699 for 17-18)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic person to provide highly effective leadership of the Upper School (Years 10-11).  They will foster a culture of high expectations and aspirations, support students’ personal development and well-being and ensure high standards of learning and achievement for all students. They are also responsible for preparing students fully for the demands of the next stage in their education.     

The Head of Upper School will teach a reduced timetable in the school, and will line manage the Heads of Year 10 and 11.  This role will very suit an experienced teacher looking to move into a senior management position in time.   

The successful candidate will:  

• Lead the Upper School providing clear direction and a sense of purpose and leading and developing the aims and ethos of the school 

• Have oversight of the pastoral provision to support the personal development and well-being of all students across years 10 and 11 

• To have oversight of student progress within the Upper School, using data and interventions effectively, to enable all students to realise and reach their academic potential  

• To provide effective leadership to Heads of Year 10 and 11; and guide and support them in their roles and duties 

• To lead the Upper School to the highest standards of professionalism as a role model for colleagues and students   

Single or larger rent-free accommodation may be available for the appointee in return for boarding duties. 

Application Process

To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement by clicking the apply now button.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st March at midday 

Interview: Monday 26th March

The Royal Alexandra and Albert 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 an Enhanced DBS check.



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More about Royal Alexandra and Albert School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Gatton Park, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0TD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 649000
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The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a 7-18 co-educational, non-selective state boarding school located in 260 acres of beautiful private parkland in Gatton Park, Surrey. Our large site allows us to have extensive sporting facilities, including f...