Head, Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury High SchoolShrewsbury

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Founded in 1885 by the Girls’ Day School Trust, Shrewsbury High School has been positioned prominently in the heart of Shrewsbury for over 100 years.  Situated on two beautiful sites on either side of the River Severn, Shrewsbury High is a leading day school for 620 pupils aged 3-18.  The School is proud of its reputation for nurturing each and every pupil both academically and personally as they pass seamlessly through the co-educational Prep School and all girls’ Senior School.  

Shrewsbury High has a reputation for academic excellence whilst also valuing a holistic education. A forward thinking and dynamic school, SHS has acquired a national reputation for its innovative work, winning awards in areas such as STEM, sport and for its partnership work with other schools.

The GDST Council is now inviting applications for the role of Head for September 2018.  This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate of the highest calibre to build on these impressive foundations and to further enhance the School’s academic performance, strong regional links and genuine commitment to all round opportunity.

Further information on Shrewsbury High School can be found at www.shrewsburyhigh.gdst.net  

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/65629  

Covering letters, CVs and application forms should be submitted by Thursday 1 March 2018.

Shrewsbury High School and The GDST (charity no. 306983) are 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 Criminal Records Bureau.

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More about Shrewsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 32 Town Walls, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1TN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743 494000
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Shrewsbury High School is a selective, independent day school for girls aged 3-18 and boys up to the age of 13, situated in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. It is owned by the Girls’ Day School Trust and governed by its council. A smaller than average school,...