Deputy Head Pastoral – Junior School

Required from January 2023.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational educator to join our vibrant and popular Junior School to assist the new Head of Junior School in the leadership and management of the school alongside developing and promoting our pastoral care provision. We wish to appoint an outstanding practitioner who is able to show initiative, leadership, commitment and enthusiasm and have the ability to engage with children and their families whilst having an ability to coach and develop the skills and teaching practice of the staff.

You will have an interest and knowledge of the latest pastoral development and safeguarding practices. You will work with our Junior School families to optimise and promote the importance of pastoral care with particular focus on developing the mental health and wellbeing practices already implemented successfully in the school.

In return, we can offer an excellent working environment, 35 term-time weeks, a salary range which is competitive and above the national teachers’ pay scales, fee remission, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity please contact Paula Pacyna, Head of Junior School (from 01 January 2023) by emailing

Closing date: Wednesday 22 June
Interview: w/c 27 June 2022

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other relevant checks.

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