Deputy Head Academic, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Millfield SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Founded in 1935 with six pupils from India, Millfield has grown to become one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding schools.

On an extraordinary 240-acre campus with outstanding facilities, Millfield has inspired generations of pupils to immerse themselves in academic study, culture and sport and to realise their intellectual, creative and physical potential.

Millfield is proudly diverse, with a truly comprehensive academic admissions policy. Millfield seeks to find the best in everyone and is proud to cater for a broad academic ability range through small class sizes, individual attention and guidance from dedicated teachers and coaches. Today, the School offers an exceptional, all-round education to over 1,250 pupils aged 13-18 and has the sector’s largest sixth form.

The Head and Governors are looking to appoint an ambitious and innovative Deputy Head Academic, passionate about combining academic rigour with the freedom to think and explore in the classroom. The new Deputy Head Academic will be instrumental in raising academic standards and will lead the School forward with vision, energy and creativity.

Further information on Millfield can be found at 

Millfield have engaged the services of Odgers Berndtson to assist with the recruitment of this role. For further information and to apply, please visit  

Letters of application and CVs should be submitted to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson.

Closing date: Friday, 22nd February 2019.

Millfield 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 and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about Millfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 18 years
Address: Butleigh Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1458 442 291
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