Deputy Head at Maidwell Hall – Uppingham Careers

Deputy Head at Maidwell Hall

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidwell Hall
Closing date: 6 December 2022, 9:00 am


Maidwell Hall has the highest ambitions to be the School of first choice in its sector and aspires to provide the very best pastoral care. We are now seeking a Deputy Head who can play a key role ensuring that we lead the way in Pre-Prep and Prep School education and provide the highest standard of pastoral care to our pupils.

As Deputy Head, you will take responsibility for the effective operation of our pastoral systems to ensure the very best pastoral care provision. You will lead the Head of Boarding, Matrons, Nurses and pastoral staff and be responsible for engendering a culture and operational framework in which pupils are happy, safe and confident. A key requirement of the role will be the development and quality assurance of the School’s pastoral system in accordance with the School’s strategic aims and ensuring compliance with best practice in boarding and day education.

Leading by example, you will train and develop the pastoral practice of all staff through targeted CPD and robust performance appraisal in order to achieve our aim to develop a top-class pastoral environment which meets the welfare needs of pupils and exceeds the expectations of the market.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher, a visionary leader, and an experienced professional who will not settle for anything less than excellence. The appointee will be a strong, dynamic and inspirational person who is not afraid to take risks and think creatively. A track record of first-rate teaching, whole school pastoral experience, and experience of enriching extra-curricular programmes is equally important. Subject specialism is not a consideration.

In return, Maidwell Hall offers an extensive range of benefits, including a school fee discount scheme for children of staff, Westfield Healthcare, and discounts in thousands of retail outlets, restaurants and cinemas. Family-sized accommodation is provided and assistance with reasonable removal expenses will be provided.

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Closing date: Thursday 1st December 2022 at 9am.

Interviews: 6th December 2022.

Maidwell Hall, as part of the Uppingham Group of Schools, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Deputy Head at Maidwell Hall – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham 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.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

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