Head of Upper School (Years 3 to 6), London

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Ravenscourt Park Preparatory SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a successful IAPS Preparatory School in West London providing education of the highest quality for 420 boys and girls aged from 4 to 11 years. The School was last inspected by ISI in March 2016 and received the grade of ‘excellent’ in all categories.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and highly effective educational practitioner to join our Senior Leadership Team as Head of our Upper School. The successful applicant will have the ability to think and plan strategically and will be able to contribute to the continued development of our whole school vision. With a focus on pupils’ wellbeing, our Head of Upper School leads the Pastoral Care provision for pupils in Years Three to Six, as well as overseeing the day-to-day organisation of the four year groups, working closely with a dedicated team of Class Teachers and Subject Specialists. You will be joining a forward thinking and innovative team looking to further develop an already popular and successful school.

Applications should be made by covering letter to the Headmaster, accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send or email completed applications to Mrs Kate Jason, Head’s PA, Ravenscourt Park Prep School, 16 Ravenscourt Avenue, London W6 0SL.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the School. We reserve the right to close the application process early if we are able to appoint a strong candidate, so early application is advised. Informal visits to the School are welcome: please contact Mrs Kate Jason if you would like to arrange this.

Closing date for applications: midday on Tuesday 15th January 2019.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of gender, race, religious belief, marital status or disability. Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applications will be subject to checks with past employer and an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies can be found on our website.

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More about Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 16 Ravenscourt Avenue, London, W6 0SL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 8469153
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Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a lively, coeducational and non-selective independent school for children aged four to eleven. Founded in 1991, the school provides an engaging education of the highest quality with a rich curriculum that is var...