Head, Ascot

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

St Mary's School Ascot


The Chairman and Governors of St Mary’s School Ascot invite applications for the role of Head on the retirement of Mrs Mary Breen in August 2019, following twenty years of outstanding leadership.

Founded in 1885, St Mary’s School Ascot is one of the leading all girls boarding schools in the United Kingdom.  The School offers a broad and balanced education to 380 pupils, aged between 11 and 18, in 55 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Berkshire. Excellent academic standards combined with strong pastoral care and a breadth of co-curricular opportunities mean every pupil can achieve her academic and personal potential as part of a friendly, stable and caring community. 

At the heart of St Mary’s lies a strong Roman Catholic ethos and the Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic. The role offers a tremendous opportunity for an inspiring and caring leader with energy and ambition to take this exceptional school forwards.  

Further information on the School can be found at www.st-marys-ascot.co.uk  and a candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/66245

Letters of application and CVs should be sent by Friday 11 May to Odgers Berndtson quoting reference CFD/66245.

St Mary’s School Ascot 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 St Mary's School Ascot
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: St. Mary's Road, South Ascot, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1344 296710
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St Mary's School Ascot is a leading Roman Catholic girls' boarding school set in 55 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Berkshire. We are a friendly, stable and caring community, proud of our academic and sporting achievements and dedicated to...