Head, Hampshire

Closing date:

St Nicholas' SchoolHampshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required from April 2018 (or possibly September 2018)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors invite applications for the post of Head of St Nicholas’ School to succeed Mrs Annette Whatmough, who is retiring after 22 years of outstanding leadership and service to the school.

Judged as excellent in its latest (September 2015) ISI Inspection, St Nicholas’ School is one of the top independent schools in Hampshire, educating boys 3-7 and girls 3-16. The school is set on a rural, green campus and enjoys first-class facilities, outstandingly committed staff and supportive governors.

There is a strong tradition of high achievement in all areas and excellent pastoral care. Pupils thrive in the environment and greatly benefit from the strongly positive ethos of the school.

The Governors are looking for a leader who is able to take the school on to its next stage of success. You must have a passion for education, clear strategic vision, first-class communication skills, and demonstrable experience in delivering high educational standards. The new Head must also be in sympathy with, and supportive of the Christian foundation and ethos of the school.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Rev Tara Hellings, Chair of Governors: headspa@st-nicholas.hants.sch.uk  

Closing date: Midday on Friday, 6 October 2017.

First round interviews: Monday, 16 & Tuesday, 17 October 2017.

Final round interviews: Monday, 6 November 2017.

St Nicholas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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More about St Nicholas' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Redfields House, Redfield Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hampshire, GU52 0RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1252 850121
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St Nicholas’ is an Independent Day School taking girls from 3 – 16 years and boys from 3 – 7 years

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