Appointment of a Head, Derby

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Repton SchoolDerby

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


Repton School

Appointment of a Head

As one of the UK’s pre-eminent co-educational boarding and day schools, Repton provides an exceptional, broad-based education for pupils aged 13 to 18. With a rich tradition of over 450 years of scholarship, Repton blends heritage with the pursuit of excellence in a 21st century context, offering world-class facilities as well as high-quality teaching and pastoral care. 

The Governing Body is now seeking an outstanding leader to build on the existing strong platform of success and guide Repton through a new and ambitious phase in its evolution. With its heritage, brand, strong financial position, thriving preparatory school and growing family of international schools, Repton has many strengths. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly strategic leader to shape the future of one of the country’s great independent schools, positioning Repton at the forefront of educational excellence for 2019 and beyond.

Visionary and charismatic, the successful candidate will possess the leadership abilities to inspire an experienced senior management team and talented staff, and the gravitas to command the respect of parents and pupils alike. A substantial track record of successful senior management experience is essential, as are strong intellectual abilities, a deep understanding of boarding and a strong grasp of the business dimension of modern headship. Candidates must demonstrate a genuine commitment to the Repton ethos. 

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 3593. 

The closing date for applications is 0830hrs BST on Monday 21st May 2018.

Repton 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 & Barring Service. 

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More about Repton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: The Hall, Repton, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6FH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 559200
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