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Assistant Head: Enrichment

Required April 2020



Salary: £60,000

The role

We are looking for an energetic, passionate and positive leader who will drive forward progress as part of our forward-thinking Senior School Leadership Team.

A middle or senior leader, you are likely to have worked as a Head of Department or Head of Year and have developed the leadership qualities and whole school experience to contribute to the development of our vibrant and happy school.

This is an exciting time to join a growing school, under a new Headmistress in this newly created role. The Assistant Head will work to ensure that provision for co-curricular, enrichment, educational visits and partnerships is second to none and will play a key strategic role on the Senior School Leadership Team.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is a vibrant and diverse independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Junior Schools are amongst the top schools in the country. 

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and energetic community, where behaviour is excellent and girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why Sutton High School?

The school is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

Employee benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Closing date: Friday 22 November 2019.

Interviews wb 25 November 2019.

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Sutton High School is part of the GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust) - the leading network of independent girls’ schools in the UK. The 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 DBS.