Senior Deputy Head, Hertfordshire

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PHC Hitchin Independent SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role of Senior Deputy Head is to lead and support all aspects of the academic life of Princess Helena College.  The Senior Deputy Head will have overall responsibility for the co-curricular programme, as well as matters pertaining to staffing. The Senior Deputy Head will also be responsible for the smooth day to day running of the school and regulatory compliance.  

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to play an important role in inspiring excellence in teachers and students and who can demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to fulfil this key role in the leadership of our school community.

Founded in 1820, Princess Helena College (PHC) is a small and dynamic independent day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 11-18. It is a very exciting time to be joining PHC as the School prepares to celebrate its bicentennial anniversary in 2020 and welcome boys into boarding from September.

PHC combines academic excellence with a wide range of co-curricular opportunities, outstanding pastoral care and individual attention. Our staff deliver a programme of study and enrichment, which is tailored to meet the needs of each individual student, encouraging them not only to succeed, but to exceed their expectations.

The quality of our students' personal development was judged to be excellent by the ISI during their Educational Quality Inspection in 2019. Their report states that our students are 'self-confident and exhibit high degrees of self-esteem' and noted that our students’ behaviour was 'excellent'. 

For full details of the role and further information about PHC please see the candidate information pack. 

The School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. 

The deadline for applications is 22 January 2020 at 12pm

Interviews will be held 29 January 2020

To apply please click the link below and this will take you to our recruitment site.

More about PHC Hitchin Independent School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: School Lane, Preston, Hitchin, SG4 7RT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1462 432100
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Princess Helena College is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 18. Boarding at PHC takes place in a single boarding house, currently all girls, opening to boys for boarding from Sept 2020.

The school has a ric...