Assistant Head (Academic), Near Woking in Surrey

Closing date:

Gordon's SchoolNear Woking in Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Starting Salary of £50,789
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head (Academic)

Starting Salary of £50,789

Required for September 2018  (or January 2019)




West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT 

Tel:  01276 858084 

Head Teacher:  Mr Andrew Moss

Head Teacher's PA: Mrs Jacqueline Ferguson



Following the promotion of the current incumbent to deputy headship, this is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the wider leadership team of one of the most successful schools in England. 

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic graduate with at least 5 years' teaching experience, including experience of leading others.  High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential. 

Set in a beautiful 45-acre Surrey site, the school enjoys excellent facilities and an aspirational learning environment. Gordon's is recognised by HM Chief Inspector of Schools as one of Britain's finest non-selective schools, with circa 850 students including 240 residential boarders and a thriving sixth form. 

Massively over-subscribed, Gordon’s size ensures that every pupil is well known and nurtured as an individual. The School has a very strong emphasis on academic standards, self-discipline and traditional values and aims to be much more than just outstanding examination results, providing abundant opportunities outside the classroom and exceptional pastoral care.  


For further details visit the vacancies page on our website

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 8th May at 4.00 pm 

Interview:  Wednesday 16th May


“Gordon’s is an outstanding school in every respect.”  OFSTED  

Gordon’s is a Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check

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More about Gordon's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 858084
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Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1885, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...