Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Dover College.

Dover College 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 candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in accordance with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

To apply for any of our current vacancies below, please send your CV together with a completed Dover College Application Form either by email or post, accompanied by a Covering Letter to:

Academic Vacancies


Address: Headmaster, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, CT17 9RH

Support & Volunteering Vacancies


Address: Human Resources, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, CT17 9RH


Current Vacancies

Deputy Head Pastoral

Job Start – September 2020

Closing Date – Monday 24th February 2020, 09:00

Longlist Interviews – Tuesday 10th March 2020

Final Interviews – Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th March 2020        


Dover College is looking to appoint a new Deputy Head Pastoral from September 2020.

Reporting to the Head, the Deputy Head Pastoral is responsible for all pastoral matters and works closely with the Head to ensure that the highest standards of behaviour, learning and academic attainment prevail across the College and in maintaining and extending the College’s reputation for outstanding pastoral care, values-led education and extra-curricular success and participation.

The Deputy Head Pastoral will work with the Head and Deputy Head Academic to establish key strategic goals for the College, which will themselves be set within the framework of the Development Plan. He/she will work closely with Senior Housemaster/mistress (SHSM) to ensure the effective development and delivery of the College’s pastoral and extra-curricular provision. The post holder will also work closely with Senior Staff to ensure coordination and consistency of provision across the College.

The Deputy Head Pastoral will report directly to the Head, keeping him/her informed of any significant issues relating to the behaviour, performance or progress of the College and its pupils.

In order to apply, please complete a Dover College application form. Please send this with a comprehensive CV and covering letter, which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria, to Please include the names and addresses of two referees.

As the information contained on the application form is used during the selection process, it is essential that you complete all sections as fully as possible. If there is not enough space provided on the form, please continue on a separate sheet of paper. On each additional sheet that you use, please write your name and the post applied for, together with the section that you are answering.


Deputy Head Pastoral Candidate Information

TEACHER Application Form

Dover College

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