Senior Deputy Head


The College is seeking to appoint an ambitious and engaging Senior Deputy Head with proven leadership and communication skills, and the commitment and ability to ensure the College delivers on its mission and aims.

Aside from deputising for the Headmaster in his absence, the broad responsibilities of the Senior Deputy Head include the following (although these may well be adapted according to the successful candidate’s experience, strengths and skills):

  • Strategic Planning
  • Pastoral Care
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Inspection Readiness and Compliance
  • Management of Staff
  • Teaching and Co-curricular Involvement

Administrative Duties and Events, including the School Calendar

Strategic Planning

The Senior Deputy Head is a member of the College’s Senior Management Team made up of the Headmaster, Senior Deputy Head, Head of the Prep, Director of Studies, Assistant Head (Academic) and Business Manager. As such, he/she will contribute greatly to the strategic planning of the educational experience offered by the College to ensure improvements are constantly brought about for all stakeholders.

The Senior Deputy Head also attends all Board of Governors’ meetings as well as those of the Governors’ Education and Welfare Sub-Committee.

The Senior Deputy Head has a direct input into the College’s Development Plan and performance reviews.


Applicants should complete and submit the application by 4.00 p.m. on the closing date of Sunday 27 January 2019.

Long list interviews are expected to take place on Monday 4 February, with the short list process scheduled for Thursday 7 February.

The Headmaster, Guy Emmett, will be happy to answer any questions informally prior to an application. He can be contacted at the College by telephone (01723 380601) or by e-mail to

Scarborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, prohibition orders and enhanced DBS.

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