Head, Blandford Forum

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Bryanston SchoolBlandford Forum

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

A Bryanston education celebrates the individual, developing well-balanced young people with the resilience, creativity and flexibility to contribute meaningfully to society. In today’s fast-paced, unpredictable world, the need for such an education has arguably never been greater. 

Situated on a magnificent 400 acre estate in North Dorset, Bryanston’s idyllic setting provides an inspiring learning environment. This is a vibrant, forward-thinking community committed to the pursuit of excellence academically and holistically across a rich range of artistic, cultural and sporting endeavours.

The Council of Governors is now seeking an exceptional leader to succeed Sarah Thomas who will retire in July 2019 after 14 years of outstanding service to Bryanston. The next Head has an exciting opportunity to build purposefully on the many strengths of this distinctive school and deliver an ambitious and innovative vision which will ensure Bryanston continues to flourish and deliver its unique education in a rapidly changing world.

The successful candidate will be a visionary leader with the strategic skills and imagination to enable Bryanston to realise its bold ambitions. A collaborative and enabling leader, the next Head will empower others and inspire a talented leadership and staff in the pursuit of even greater success. Charismatic, warm and engaging, the appointee will have the gravitas and authenticity to advocate for Bryanston and its unique education to multiple stakeholders. A genuine commitment to Bryanston’s distinctive ethos and guiding principles is essential. 

For further information and to download the appointment details, please visit www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 3312. The closing date for applications is 0830hrs (GMT) on Thursday 8th February 2018. 

Bryanston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Bryanston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 452411
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