Assistant Head Co-Curricular, Suffolk

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Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS Own Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy starting in September 2020:


The Royal Hospital School is renowned for its wide ranging co-curricular programme and the School is inviting applications from dynamic, imaginative and highly skilled leaders with experience of working in the co-curricular sphere of education. 

The successful candidate will play an important part in further developing the outstanding provision of co-curricular activities across the School, ensuring successful balance between mass participation, elite development and enrichment for all. The role encompasses responsibility for the overall direction of all aspects of the co-curricular life at the Royal Hospital School and the appointee will play a leading role in setting the tone and culture of involvement. 

The role will be as part of the Senior Management Team with associated pay and responsibilities. It is a requirement of the role to live on site for the better performance of his/her duties.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 25 February 2020 at  12noon

Interviews will be held:  2-4 March 2020

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting  or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Welcome to the Royal Hospital School

Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...