Head, Southwark

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James Allen's Girls' SchoolSouthwark

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Chair and Governors of James Allen’s Girls’ School (JAGS) invite applications for the role of Head following the appointment of Sally-Anne Huang as High Master of St Paul’s School from September 2020.

As the oldest girls’ independent school in London, JAGS is proud to have been inspiring and educating pupils for over 270 years.  Situated on an attractive 22 acre site in the heart of Dulwich, JAGS offers an outstanding academic education combined with excellence in sport and the creative and performing arts, to over 1080 girls aged 4-18 years.  Pupils are drawn from a wide variety of cultural, social and economic backgrounds and benefit from an exciting range of co-curricular activities as part of a broad education that focuses on the whole person.  JAGS has a successful and ambitious bursary programme, with over 130 girls receiving substantial fee assistance, and plans in place to increase this in the future.

Through a commitment to delivering excellence for all, a passion for inclusion and being involved in the community and a desire to push the boundaries of learning, the next Head will ensure that JAGS is truly a school for the 21st century. 

Further information on JAGS can be found at www.jags.org.uk

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/73137   

Covering letters, CVs and application forms should be submitted by Friday 4 October.

JAGS (charity no. 1124853) 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 DBS.

More about James Allen's Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: 144 East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8TE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8693 1181
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JAGS has been inspiring and educating pupils for over 270 years. We're the oldest girls' independent school in London. While we are proud of our history – it's made us who we are – we are very much a school of the present and the future. We celebrate...