Deputy Head (Pastoral) – Lancashire

Deputy Head (Pastoral)

Rossall School




Rossall School



Rossall School is more than just a school; it is an exciting place to work, learn and grow. If you would relish the opportunity to be a part of something special then we would be delighted to receive an application from you.


Rossall School is among the most successful and prestigious independent boarding and day schools in the North West with flourishing pupil numbers.

With an enticing and highly aspirational culture, Rossall School is offering opportunities for exceptional educators to come and work with supremely talented, inspiring and compassionate professionals to teach our hard working, ambitious and delightful pupils.

We seek to appoint a Deputy Head (Pastoral). This is an outstanding opportunity for a compassionate, dynamic and aspirant educational leader to shape the pastoral life of this busy and ambitious boarding school. This post is ideally suited to an individual who is considering applying for a Headship within the next five years.

We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. Our aim is to develop the full potential of every pupil by providing a safe and caring environment. Key to your role will be ensuring the safeguarding of pupils. You will work closely with our DSL who is our Deputy Head (Safeguarding and Boarding) and Deputy DSLs along with the relevant Heads of Section to ensure compliance with the Department of Education’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) regulations and the National Minimum Standards for Boarding Schools.

The successful applicant will take overall responsibility for the full pastoral care of our pupils.

The Deputy Head (Pastoral) reports directly to the Head and will be a member of the Senior Management Team and the Senior Leadership Executive.

Further details of the post can be found on the website

Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2023

Early applicants may be offered an interview before the closing date

Rossall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS clearance will be undertaken by the School. The position is regulated activity and therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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