Senior Deputy Head, Devon

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Blundells SchoolDevon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Head and Governing Body of Blundell’s School invite applications for the position of Senior Deputy Head of the School.

Set in the beautiful Devon countryside, approximately 30 minutes from Exeter and 2 hours from London, Blundell’s is a beautiful co-educational boarding school in Tiverton.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, caring person with obvious leadership qualities to be responsible for the management and leadership of all aspects of pastoral supervision within the School. You will be required to demonstrate a strong fit with the ethos of Blundell’s as well as knowledge of and a commitment to best practice in relation to safeguarding children and young people. It is likely that the successful candidate would look to move to Headship in the future.

Deputising for the Head, you will be there to take the lead when required and work closely with, and line manage, Housemasters, Housemistresses and other key members of staff.

You will be educated to degree level, have proven leadership and management experience in a boarding environment as either a Houseparent or Head of year, have excellent judgement and be a clear thinker who is able to make decisions in a fair and reasoned way.

To download an application pack, including a full job description and person specification, please see our website or for further information, please email

Closing date: 5th January 2018

Long-list Interviews: w/c 15th January 2018

Short-list Interviews: w/c 22nd January 2018

Blundell’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

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More about Blundells School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Blundell's Road, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 4DN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1884 252543
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Blundell’s is a mixed, selective, Church of England all-through school with sixth form situated in Tiverton, Devon. It is an independent school and charitable trust with 600 day and boarding students. 

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