Headteacher, Kensington and Chelsea

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Notting Hill Preparatory SchoolKensington and Chelsea

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Nestled in the heart of a bustling, central London community, Notting Hill Prep (NHP) is a truly special place which provides a nurturing and happy environment for its young students (aged 4-13).

Founded in 2003, the School is now spread across three sites and has become one of the most successful co-educational schools in the city. As a Thinking School, NHP aims to educate children in the truest sense of the word - to light a fire, not simply fill a bucket. There is a committed and passionate staff that work together to fulfil this goal and the ethos is one where children are able to express their own views, take risks and build a set of habits which will allow them to flourish into their future.

After 16 years of dedicated service to the School the inaugural Headmistress, Jane Cameron is retiring and the Governors are now looking to appoint her successor. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead an established, well-regarded school and build on the defining ethos that is already embedded. There is an appetite for the new Head to provide strategic leadership and to further develop NHP’s academic provision, as well as the quality of teaching and learning throughout the School. The next Head will be intellectually engaged with the theory of education and have a true passion for the teaching of children in different and imaginative ways.

Ideal candidates will have relevant and current experience of school leadership, most likely in a Senior Leadership Team role. They will need to demonstrate and deliver a vision for the School and be able to manage a highly able and motivated staff. It would be beneficial for candidates to have previous experience of working within a competitive, urban setting.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Notting Hill Prep School on this appointment.

For more information, including how to apply, please refer to the website of Saxton Bampfylde at www.saxbam.com/appointments using job reference CALVA. Applications should be received by noon on Monday 24th September 2018.

Notting Hill Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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More about Notting Hill Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: 95 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 1QQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7221 0727
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Notting Hill Preparatory School is a mixed, non-denominational independent primary school in the Royal Borough of Kensignton and Chelsea, serving students from the age of 4-13. The primary school, situated in Notting Hill has approximately 281 studen...