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Head of Kindergarten

Herne Hill School
Herne Hill, London
Competitive, dependent on experience
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

Head of Kindergarten, Full-Time

Required from the end of April 2024 (start of the summer term) or the end of August 2024 (start of the autumn term)

We are seeking an exceptional Early Childhood Educator to lead our amazing Kindergarten team and champion Love ∙ Care ∙ Excellence at our fabulous facilities which are entirely tailored to 2+ year-olds.

This is an entrepreneurial opportunity to make a mark, fulfil our stated ambition of providing cutting edge Early Childhood Education and Development and assume a substantial leadership role at our school. As the Head of our dedicated, state-of-the-art Kindergarten, you will oversee four classes and their approximately 16 teaching staff (plus an on-site catering chef), who between them provide for about 60 children on any given day (about 90 children on roll).

You will have the opportunity to lead by example and best-practice model our “child-led, experiential, play-based learning approach” through job-sharing the teaching of one of our classes at the rate of 3 days/week, with the other 2 days being freed-up for leadership and management time.

The job description and person specification for the position can be viewed and downloaded from our website.

To apply, please download the application form (found on our website) and complete and email it to, addressed to Mrs Ngaire Telford, Headteacher.

This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not re-apply. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. These will be processed as soon as received.

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