Head of Senior Girls School, Crosby

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Merchant Taylors' Girls' SchoolCrosby

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Start date: For September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive package
Contract term: Permanent

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a family of schools at a strategically important point in their history. Following a comprehensive review of how the four Merchant Taylors’ Crosby schools operate, the Governors have identified a key strategic priority of the two single sex senior schools working together more collaboratively, integrating their shared ethos and approach, and maximising the advantages of a close relationship with each other, whilst each school retains its own identity. The Head of the Senior Girls’ School will be integral in ensuring the Governors realise this vision; a new Head will also be appointed to lead the Senior Boys’ School opening up a genuine opportunity for enhanced collaboration between the schools.

In addition to leading this change, the incoming Head will be responsible to the Board of Governors for the whole conduct of the Girls’ School’s affairs and for promoting its ethos and development in line with the shared vision and strategy for the Merchant Taylors’ family of schools. The Head will provide the leadership and management which will enable the School to give its pupils the “best education for life”, while promoting the highest possible standards of achievement, care and welfare amongst the School’s pupils and staff.

Candidates must show a strong track record of leadership in a school setting as well as excellent communication and change skills. He/she will work in a collaborative manner and be able to adopt a strategic approach to the future of Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School, working with the family of schools as a whole.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Merchant Taylors’ Schools on this appointment.

For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference CAXAB. Alternatively email belinda.beck@saxbam.com  or telephone 020 7227 0880 (during office hours).

Applications should be received by 12pm (noon) BST on Wednesday 27 September 2017.

The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks in accordance with DfE guidance, to satisfactory references, satisfactory clearance from the DBS, proof of identity and qualifications and a satisfactory medical report. Merchant Taylors’ is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Merchant Taylors’ Schools, Crosby

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More about Merchant Taylors' Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior Girls, Liverpool Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 5SP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 924 3140
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Merchant Taylor’s Girls’ School is a girls-only, secondary comprehensive, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in Crosby in northern Liverpool. It is an independent school and is a sister school to Merchant Taylor’s Boys’ Sc...