Deputy Head Pastoral

Date Posted: Tuesday 21 June 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 05/07/2022

Interview date: 07/07/2022

Permanent / Full-time  

Required for January 2023

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional current or aspiring senior leader to join the STAHS Executive Team in leading our ambitious and highly successful school. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sound judgement, the ability to manage several projects at once and a keen interest in and understanding of all aspects of pastoral care in schools. You will be an outstanding classroom teacher (any subject specialism taught at STAHS will be considered) with experience of leading on whole-school initiatives and delivering on strategic vision. You will have a keen eye for detail, and will enjoy keeping abreast of developments in safeguarding, pastoral care and education in general.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) and free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 5 July 2022 

Interviews: Round 1 Thursday 7 July 2022, Round 2 TBC

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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