Job Opportunities

Donhead is a flourishing Jesuit Preparatory School seeking to educate young people of competence, conscience, and compassion; future leaders in service. We are committed to providing strictly non-selective education of real breadth and quality to boys of all abilities and we benefit from the recent completion of a £10m development programme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It will be necessary for successful applicants to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Donhead Preparatory School currently has the following job opportunities:


Deputy Headteacher

  • Required for September 2018

This new post becomes available as the School restructures its SLT, and is an important and pivotal role in the running of this vibrant and successful school.

Donhead is at an important and exciting stage in its development, and the Deputy Headteacher will play a key role in planning and delivering these changes. The successful applicant will also have the necessary skills to utilise their autonomy to ensure the continuingly high academic and personal standards of our boys, and must possess a strong empathy towards the School’s Jesuit identity and mission. A working knowledge of the 11+ syllabus, and transfer to Senior Schools would be advantageous.

Donhead is a Roman Catholic (Jesuit) Preparatory School for boys aged between 4 and 11. Set in a central location in London, adjacent to Wimbledon Common, the school enjoys excellent facilities including a Chapel, well-resourced classrooms, a sports hall, small class sizes, an ICT Suite, Auditorium, 3G playgrounds, and excellent academic, musical and sporting results and traditions.

An attractive salary will be offered and benefits include fee remission for sons of staff, if space is available.

Please find below a link to the the job description, person specification and application process for this vacancy.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy please contact Miss Buckley, Headmaster’s PA at or 020 8946 7000.

Completed applications are to be sent, with a covering letter to Miss Sian Buckley, PA to the Headmaster, by email to Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd April at 9.30 am.


Donhead is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
It will be necessary for successful applicants to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.