Deputy Head (Academic)

Ref: 5485

Bradfield College


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Role Managed by:

Gabriel O'Regan

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6241


Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 16/12/2021

Bradfield College has inspired generations of young people to make a difference to the world since 1850. Set in a stunning rural Berkshire location with state-of the-art facilities, including an iconic Greek theatre, Bradfield provides an outstanding education to circa 820 pupils aged 13 to 18, of whom approximately 90% are boarders.

The College enjoys a well-established reputation for being one of the UK’s leading co-educational independent schools where pupils develop as well-rounded, independent young adults within an atmosphere of empathy and tolerance. With a forward-looking Strategy and following the announcement of the establishment of the Bradfield Group, the College is looking to its 200th anniversary in 2050 with ambition, and its new Deputy Head (Academic) will play a key strategic leadership role in helping to position the College for the future.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader and classroom practitioner, able to empower all learners to develop to their full potential, both academically and personally. A compelling ambassador, they will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of all academic matters within the College, delivering a bold and innovative vision for the culture of teaching and learning, enrichment, and achievement. They will demonstrate sophisticated strategic thinking and a proven track record of leading nuanced, data-informed change as a Senior or experienced Middle Leader. For individuals aspiring to headship, this post offers the opportunity to develop as a leader in a highly successful and ambitious environment.

Bradfield College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the Council of Governors expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

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