Head, Oakham

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Oakham SchoolOakham

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Board of Trustees of Oakham School invites applications for the role of Head on the retirement of Mr Nigel Lashbrook in August 2019, following ten years of exceptional leadership.

Oakham School is a leading fully co-educational boarding and day school for 1,050 10-18 year olds, located in the heart of rural England. Founded in 1584, the School has a strong tradition of blending academic excellence with a richness of opportunity, enabling all Oakhamians to find their niche. The School offers the highest standard of teaching and learning, ensuring that pupils not only fulfil their academic potential but also develop an intellectual curiosity that will cultivate a lifelong love of learning. All pupils are encouraged to take full advantage of the vast co-curricular programme, to expand and develop their interests in both the creative arts and sport as well as their teamwork and leadership skills. 

This position offers an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious and visionary leader to make a real impact, building upon Oakham’s success to ensure it is truly a school for the 21st century. 

Further information on Oakham School can be found at www.oakham.rutland.sch.uk 

A candidate brief is available from www.odgers.com/58986

Letters of application and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Friday 2 March, to Freddie Dennis, Odgers Berndtson quoting reference CFD/58986. 

Oakham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about Oakham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Chapel Close, Market Street, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1572 758500
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Oakham is a vibrant, fully co-educational boarding and day school for ages 10 to 18. We offer the choice of A-levels or the IB.

“Oakham School is an inspirational place, where opportunities abound, talent is nurtured and characters are formed” says H...