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Deputy Head

  • Wiltshire

  • St Francis School & Little Saints Nursery

  • Full-time


DEPUTY HEAD (ACADEMIC) and HEAD OF MATHEMATICS Required for January 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter)


Following the promotion of the current post-holder to headship, we are recruiting a Deputy Head (Academic) to be responsible for the monitoring, evaluating and developing of the curriculum, the teaching, the reporting and recording procedures and the assessment practices of the school, including senior school transfer.

The Deputy Head (Academic) is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Headmaster and, working closely with the Head of the Pre-Prep and Teacher & Learning Coordinator, as well as with other members of the Senior Leadership Team. The main focus of the role is to lead the pupil-centred educational ethos of the school.

We are looking for an inspirational teacher, who has a breadth of teaching knowledge, and a level of management experience either in the state sector or the independent sector.

The current post-holder is also the Head of Mathematics and it is envisaged that the successful candidate will be able to fulfil both roles.

Candidates should be experienced at working with prep school aged children and have the ability to establish excellent relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues. They should promote high standards in the delivery of the curriculum and be able to lead by example, be committed to continuous improvement and have the ability to build upon the excellence of what has already been established.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Visits to St Francis School, prior to application, are encouraged.

Closing date for applications is Monday 30 September 2019 at 9.00am.

Interviews will start in the week commencing Monday 7 October 2019.

For further information and for an Application Pack, please see the school website. For any enquiries, please contact the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Danita Peacock, on 01672 563228 or at Applications will only be accepted on the school’s Application Form.

St Francis School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further Information


St Francis School & Little Saints Nursery

Marlborough Road, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 5NT


01672 563228

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

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