Appointment of Deputy Head (Pastoral)
The Governors of Chigwell School invite applications for the role of Deputy Head Pastoral from September 2023.
Chigwell is an independent day and boarding school for 1040 boys and girls aged 4 – 18 years, Founded in 1629 the School stands on its original site with the original school building still in use. However, whilst Chigwell of today is conscious of its long-standing history, it is a forward-looking, ambitious, School. It enjoys a strong reputation across the Pre Prep, Junior and Senior School, excellent facilities, a dedicated staff, bright and hardworking pupils, and a site of 100 acres within view of the City of London. The School is in a strong position with excellent results and a full roll and is currently engaged in the largest capital development programme in its history.
Central to the School’s offering is its commitment to providing a world class education, enabling pupils to flourish in mind, body and soul. Through the inspiring curriculum, wide-ranging co-curricular opportunities and proactive pastoral support, pupils are able to reach their full potential: independent in spirit, adventurous in approach and empathetic in how they treat others.
This is an exciting time to join Chigwell, with a number of exciting projects as the school approaches its 400th anniversary. The Deputy Head Pastoral will work closely with the Head, the Deputy Head Staff and Systems and the Deputy Head Academic. As a key member of the school’s Senior Management Team, they will be expected to be involved in, and to make a pro-active contribution to all aspects of the life of the school and its leadership and strategic development to improve, enhance and further the school’s educational, pastoral, boarding and extra-curricular provision.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader and pastoral specialist, passionate about pupil experience, and with an empathetic understanding of the particular challenges facing young boys and girls and their well-being in the 21st century. Above all, they will have a passion for the values and vision of Chigwell School.
A job description with further details on this role and an application form can be accessed below. Applicants should complete the application form and email to the HR Manager: email@example.com
Closing date: 8th February 2023
Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.