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Senior Deputy Head

Senior Deputy Head

Full Time | Permanent Post | Starting September 2024

Competitive salary with attractive family accommodation included

We are seeking an inspirational Senior Deputy Head to lead the day-to-day operational organisation of The Leys. You will play a central role in the leadership of all aspects of school life, deputise for the Head as required, and oversee the school Operational Plan. You will manage teaching staff, work with the Bursar to update Policies, schedule school events and oversee Marketing and Admissions. For this varied role, you will need to be an outstanding team player, resilient and emotionally intelligent, with a strong track record of people and policy leadership and management. We would anticipate a teaching commitment of 6.5 periods per week for this role.

For a full description of the role, please see the Candidate Pack.

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to The Headmaster, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD by 09.00 am on Friday 12 January 2024.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing and interview date if a suitable candidate is found. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.