Deputy Head (Pastoral)

  • Organisation: The Portsmouth Grammar School
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary info £1.00 per annum
    Competitive plus benefits
  • Tenure: Full-time
  • Closing Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022

An outstanding individual is sought to be Deputy Head (Pastoral) at this leading co-educational school from April 2023.

An outstanding individual is sought to be Deputy Head (Pastoral) at this leading co-educational school.

With a strong track record in leadership and management, the successful candidate will have significant input into the strategic development of the pastoral life of the school. Working closely with the Head, they will ensure that every pupil is nurtured through the delivery of the highest standard of pastoral care. They will be the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the whole school and will be responsible for our innovative and progressive Diversity and Inclusion.

The person appointed will be a good honours graduate, an outstanding classroom practitioner with high levels of administrative efficiency, considerable personal stamina and resilience, knowledge of current educational trends, and a clear commitment to the safeguarding and well-being of pupils.

He/she will enjoy taking initiative as well as being part of a team and be able to draw on the bigger picture in addition to focusing on the detail. A visible and dynamic leader, he/she will be instinctively collaborative and able to inspire confidence across the school community and drive continuous improvement.

PGS has an excellent record in the development of senior leaders and the post will provide excellent preparation for headship in due course.

The Portsmouth Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Interested candidates are asked to apply on the TES website using the TES application form linked to our advertisement. Informal enquiries are welcome at hr@pgs.org.uk and early applications are encouraged. Interviews will take place in school on 13th October 2022.

An outstanding individual is sought to be Deputy Head (Pastoral) at this leading co-educational school from April 2023.


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An outstanding individual is sought to be Deputy Head (Pastoral) at this leading co-educational school.

With a strong track record in leadership and management, the successful candidate will have significant input into the strategic development of the pastoral life of the school. Working closely with the Head, they will ensure that every pupil is nurtured through the delivery of the highest standard of pastoral care. They will be the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the whole school and will be responsible for our innovative and progressive Diversity and Inclusion.

The person appointed will be a good honours graduate, an outstanding classroom practitioner with high levels of administrative efficiency, considerable personal stamina and resilience, knowledge of current educational trends, and a clear commitment to the safeguarding and well-being of pupils.

He/she will enjoy taking initiative as well as being part of a team and be able to draw on the bigger picture in addition to focusing on the detail. A visible and dynamic leader, he/she will be instinctively collaborative and able to inspire confidence across the school community and drive continuous improvement.

PGS has an excellent record in the development of senior leaders and the post will provide excellent preparation for headship in due course.

The Portsmouth Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Interested candidates are asked to apply on the TES website using the TES application form linked to our advertisement. Informal enquiries are welcome at hr@pgs.org.uk and early applications are encouraged. Interviews will take place in school on 13th October 2022.


The Portsmouth Grammar School

The Portsmouth Grammar School
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