Head of Pre-Prep – Sutton Valence School

Maidstone, Kent

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We are delighted to be supporting the Sutton Valence School in the search for a new Head of Pre-Prep. 

The Headmaster and Governors of Sutton Valence School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and caring Head of Pre-Prep at  Sutton Valence Preparatory School (SVPS). He/She will be a member of the Prep School SMT and will be responsible for the Nursery through to Year 2.

Situated in the glorious Weald of Kent, SVPS is a very happy and enriching school where all children are supported from the Nursery through to Year 6 to reach their true potential in both academic and co-curricular activities.  The opportunity to nurture children in their crucial formative years is both exciting and rewarding.

The Pre-Prep and Prep School are very much part of the community of Sutton Valence School, where each cares for all and individuality is cherished. Starting in the Little Lambs Nursery, at the heart of the Pre-Prep is the mission to give every child the best introduction to their individual journeys into education.

The new Head of Pre-Prep will enjoy working in a warm, busy and very happy environment. He/She will have a proven experience of working successfully as a teacher in EYFS or KS1.

Working very closely with the Head of SVPS, applications are encouraged from candidates with an infectious enthusiasm and passion for teaching alongside excellent communication and organizational skills.

Interested candidates wishing to arrange a confidential conversation about the role are warmly invited to contact the RSAcademics consultants handling this appointment via email.

Louisa Barham, Search Consultant: LouisaBarham@RSAcademics.com
Angela Short, Head of Search: AngelaShort@RSAcademics.com

To apply, candidates should complete an application form electronically and submit it to RSAcademics, together with a letter of application. Please click the Apply Now link on the right side of this page. You will be taken to our online portal where you will be able to download an application form. Please follow the instructions provided to complete your application.

If you have any questions about uploading your application documents, please contact Julia Coffey, Project Coordinator at applications@rsacademics.com. Julia can also be reached by calling our Head Office on +44 (0)1858 383163.

Deadline for applications: 10.00am, 24th November 2021

RSAcademics is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.

Sutton Valence School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; successful candidates will be subject toan enhancedDBS and other statutory checks.

Key Dates

Deadline for applications

24/11/2021 10:00 (UK)

Selected candidates will be invited for a preliminary interview online with Diana Watkins (Senior Advisor) and Louisa Barham in the week commencing 29th November 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the School in the week commencing 6th December 2021

Final round interviews at the School