The Mead SchoolTunbridge Wells, Kent
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: January 2021
The Mead School is a thriving co-educational prep school for around 240 pupils, situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells, approximately 400 metres from the historic Pantiles.
The school is a true community; sited in a large Victorian villa which has undergone vast physical changes and additions to accommodate the numbers and the requirements needed to provide a first class education for the twenty first century. It is run as a large family living under one roof. A child who is happy and secure in school is one who is going to learn, thrive and aspire. School must be an exciting, fulfilling and safe place where every day, whether you are aged three or eleven, is a new adventure and positively anticipated.
The school enjoys a reputation of high academic standards within a caring, happy environment. Children are prepared for the highly selective Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge Grammar Schools as well as a wide range of Independent and maintained secondary schools. Care and consideration is given to ensure each child enters the secondary school best suited to their needs.
We are looking for a dynamic, versatile leader with a can-do attitude. The successful candidate will be dedicated to supporting the provision of exceptional learning experiences for all our children.
Candidates are sought who can demonstrate a track record of successful management and particular aptitude for:
- Communication and relationship-building;
- Attention to detail, effective time management and prioritisation skills;
- Versatility and adaptability; and
- Commercial decision making.
A full job description and person specification can be found in the information pack.