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Deputy Head (Pastoral)

  • Greater London

  • St John's School

  • Competitive salary

  • Full-time


We are looking to appoint a well-qualified graduate who has relevant leadership experience. This is an opportunity for an ambitious teacher to take his/her career to the next level.


St John’s is a thriving Independent Prep School of 350 boys between the ages of 3 and 13. Providing a broad, diverse and interesting curriculum each child is given the opportunity to thrive in order to achieve his potential.

The School is looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced teacher with relevant leadership and management experience to take charge of the pastoral welfare of all pupils including lead responsibility for safeguarding. The Deputy Head (Pastoral) will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team working very closely with the Deputy Head (Academic) and the Headmaster. This role is one where you must provide clear leadership, challenge and support to others and have the capacity to do this in a way that is professional and motivates your colleagues. A strength in using IT would be beneficial. You will be confident speaking to parents and the wider school community.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach approximately a half timetable (subject(s) negotiable) and make a contribution to extra-curricular activities. St John’s has its own very attractive salary scale significantly above national levels. Accommodation may also be available.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the DBS.

Please contact the Headmaster’s P.A. on 020 8866 0067 if you need any further information.

Applications should reach the school no later than midday on Monday 21st September 2020.

First round interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 5th October 2020.

Tel: 020 8866 0067




Further Information

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St John's School

Potter Street Hill, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 3QY

  • 350 Day Boys (3-13)

020 8866 0067

Closing Date: 21 September 2020

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