Job: Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Employer: Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Start Date: Monday 1st September 2024
TES Applications to be completed by 8.30am on Friday, 27th October 2023.
Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Following the retirement of the present post holder after 22 years of dedicated service, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (AGSB) are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to help lead one of the country’s leading academic schools. This is a senior and influential role and the individual appointed will have significant responsibility to lead and develop the pastoral care at AGSB. The Deputy Head (Pastoral) will be one of two Deputy Heads who will work closely with the Head Master and Senior Leadership Team.
The School is renowned for its strong academic tradition and outstanding results, but an AGSB education far exceeds this. At this School we aim to equip our students with the range of skills to succeed in a rapidly changing world. All students are offered a wide-ranging programme of extra-curricular activities and enrichment that hone essential character traits such as leadership, resilience, moral purpose, integrity and honesty.
As Deputy Head (Pastoral), the post holder’s primary mission will be to lead the development and management of pastoral matters within AGSB, with the aim of ensuring a safe and happy environment for all pupils. They will collaborate closely with the Deputy Head (Academic) and four Assistant Heads to effectively oversee all leadership and management duties within the School, in support of the Head Master.
The post holder is responsible to the Head Master in all matters, working in partnership with the Head Master and the Senior Leadership Team. The postholder is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, interacting on a professional level with colleagues across all parts of the School and will be expected to establish and maintain productive relationships in order to promote a positive working environment with and for staff.
Applicants are requested to submit a completed Application Form via the TES website which should include a separate formal letter of application addressed to the Head Master.
Closing date for applications is 8.30am on Friday, 27th October 2023.
1st round of interviews will take place on: Thursday 9th November 2023
2nd round of interviews will take place on: Thursday 16th November 2023
Further background information is available on our website – https://www.agsb.co.uk/. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the interview process. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
If you would like an informal conversation with the Head Master, Mr G Wright, please contact the Head Master’s PA, Mrs Brickell, by email to email@example.com.
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to go through child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Shortlisted applicants will be the subject of a social media search.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We are also a multi-ethnic school and we welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates who are under-represented in our staff population compared to our pupil population.