Connecting to LinkedIn...

Deputy Head (Academic)

Job Title: Deputy Head (Academic)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £Competitive
Start Date: September 2019
REF: PR/PE/004170
Contact Name: Jon Pettit
Contact Email:

Job Description

A Senior Independent Boys School in Central London is seeking a Deputy Head (Academic) is a member of SLT from September 2019.

The school, which has only been open a few short years is seeking to appoint a teacher with a track record of success in a middle or senior management role in a state or an independent school.  This is an important and rewarding position  and applicants will need to show their understanding of the challenges that are faced by young people and the human and professional qualities necessary to carry out their responsibilities successfully.

The role reports directly to the Headmaster on all matters relating to the development of outstanding, innovative learning and teaching. 

The role is an opportunity to build on the School’s strong academic programme and involves working closely with the other members of SLT, SMT and the academic Heads of Department to ensure a challenging and stimulating academic progression for pupils and to ensure that the School fulfils its vision statement: to provide an outstanding, progressive all-round education, supporting our pupils to achieve academically and to develop as people, fully preparing them to meet the challenges of being a young man in the twenty-first century and ready to contribute to the communities in which they live. 

The Deputy Head (Academic) is responsible for all day-to-day management issues relating to the curriculum as well as developing and improving the quality of education offered to pupils, in particular, by promoting all aspects of academic, intellectual and personal development, including the quality of teaching and learning, the nature of the curriculum and the preparation of pupils for academic assessment after school as well as during their time at school.

You possess a strong academic record with a good honours degree in, or closely related to, a subject taught at the school.  You're a confident, clear communicator and speaker, able to champion the school’s academic life effectively on paper and in person.

Applications should be made by 9am on Monday June 3rd - interviews taking place shortly afterwards.

Does this sound like the opportunity for you? If so, get in touch for more info, or apply NOW