Deputy Head

Greater London
Boys (3- 11)
Girls (3- 11)
Blackheath Preparatory School

Blackheath Prep School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational Deputy Head.

About the role:

Blackheath Prep School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational Deputy Head.

This is a vital role within the School’s Senior Management Team. After the Head and the Bursar, the Deputy Head is the most senior role in the school. The Deputy Head deputises for the Head in his absence and in other capacities as required and is responsible for the day to day running of this dynamic school. They will be expected to play a full and active part in every aspect of school life.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated individual looking for the opportunity to lead, shape and influence the future direction of a vibrant prep school under the direction and support of a new Head.

About the School:

Blackheath Prep School is an independent prep school for just over 350 boys and girls aged 3 to 11. Founded in 1996, it occupies a beautiful five-acre site close to Blackheath village and its original Georgian and Victorian buildings have been extended and adapted to include large playgrounds and extensive playing fields, tennis courts, cricket nets and a Forest School area.

The vision of Blackheath Preparatory School is to be a real beacon of excellence. This means providing an exceptional quality of education for every child. The ethos of the school is purposeful and supportive and the moral character of the children is developed well. The school’s aim is to provide an environment in which pupils can flourish, confident in the adults caring for them, through trust, respect, responsibility and consideration. Our overarching priority is the children’s happiness and wellbeing.

How to Apply:

Please send by email a completed application form with a covering letter to Nikki Baddick, Executive Assistant:

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 6th November.

First round interviews will be held on Friday 13th November.

Final round interviews will be held on Friday 20th November and / or Monday 23rd November.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: Greater London
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 06 November 2020
  • Salary: Competitive


School Details

  • Total Pupils: 375