Deputy Head Academic

King Edward’s School is seeking a highly qualified teacher and leader to take on the role of Deputy Head Academic. This is a permanent, full-time position from 1 September 2020, though an April 2020 start may be possible.

King Edward’s is one of the most interesting, diverse and intellectually ambitious independent schools in the country, situated in a green oasis adjacent to the campus of the University of Birmingham, close to the heart of England’s second city; both the school and the city are at an exciting stage of development.

The school teaches IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB experience is not essential). The salary scale is significantly above the state sector. 

Closing date: Midday on Friday 22 November 2019.
Interviews: First round interviews will take place from Friday 29 November 2019. Second round interviews will take place on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

How to apply
To apply for this role, send a completed application form (available for download below), a CV and a covering letter addressed to Dr Katy Ricks, Chief Master by email to: recruitment@kes.org.uk

Download application pack.
Download application form.

If you have any queries about the role or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Jo Ollier, Acting HR Manager by email: recruitment@kes.org.uk.

King Edward’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the School’s Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the School website.



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