Head, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gateway SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Gateway School is a co-educational independent preparatory school of around 300 children aged 2-11 years located in the beautiful village of Great Missenden in heart of the Chiltern Hills. The school is proud of its reputation for innovation and all staff are committed to developing each pupil’s strengths and igniting in them a true passion for learning. As a non-selective school, pupils achieve consistently high academic standards with many receiving offers to the leading secondary schools in Buckinghamshire and beyond.

As part of the Bellevue Education group, Gateway benefits from shared best practice and focused training programmes covering all aspects of education.  The school also receives specialist support in the areas of educational advice, finance, human resources and marketing, enabling the Head to focus on the most important aspects of their work: delivering an education which enables every child to reach their full potential.

Bellevue Education is now seeking to appoint a new Head to succeed Sue La Farge after seven years of excellent leadership. Reporting to the Education Director, the Head will lead with vision, inspiration and initiative in creating a climate which enables every member of the school and preschool community to flourish.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with proven leadership qualities, imagination and a genuine commitment to delivering the very highest educational standards in a non-selective environment.

Further information about the School may be found on the website  www.gatewayschool-bucks.co.uk and for further information about Bellevue please visit www.blvue.com

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/75328

CVs and cover letters should be sent by the closing deadline of 9.00am GMT on Monday 2 March 2020.

Gateway School and Bellevue Education are 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).

More about Gateway School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 12 years
Address: 1 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 862407
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Aims of our school

At Gateway School we aim to:

• allow each child to show excellence, by encouraging individual strengths

• develop a child's independence and sense of responsibility in a caring environment

• encourage a child's natur...