Prep School Deputy Head Pastoral
Sydenham High School is looking for an exceptional leader to join our Prep Leadership Team as Deputy Head, Pastoral, to shape and develop the pastoral life of our school and to contribute significantly to this community.
The Deputy Head, Pastoral, will report directly to the Head of Prep School and will work closely with the Deputy Head, Academic and Operations, to provide whole school leadership and management of pupil development and pastoral care. This candidate will also collaborate with the Senior Leadership Team to ensure effective practice across both schools.
The successful candidate will join a PLT including: Deputy Head Academic, Head of Pre-Prep, Assistant Head, Teaching, Learning and Innovation. They will also work closely with Prep staff and will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of pastoral care, teaching and learning, staff and pupil development.
The preferred start date for this role is September 2023.
Why Sydenham High School?
Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 720 pupils. The school is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a strong professional development programme. These benefits include:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- Free school lunches
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
For more details, please contact email@example.com or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.
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We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.
Applications should be received no later than 12pm on Tuesday 7 February 2023.
References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview.
The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
GDST are committed to the safeguarding of and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection checks appropriate to the post, including online searches, and checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Sydenham High School is a mainstream, independent, all-through girls' school with sixth form, situated in Lewisham, south-east London. The school caters for over 720 students aged 4-18.
Sydenham High School was founded in 1887 by the Girls’ Day Schoo...