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Job details
Employer Ackworth School
Location Wakefield
Salary competitive salary
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Ackworth School is seeking to appoint a full-time, experienced Head of Coram House. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic leader of primary education, well-qualified and highly organised. Coram House, part of Ackworth School, provides education for children aged 4-11; in addition there is a Nursery for children aged 2-4 years housed in a separate building.

Ackworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants should also be in sympathy with the Quaker Ethos. We welcome applications from both independent and state sector schools. The successful applicant will be expected to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including the completion of an enhanced DBS/ISA disclosure and reference checks with former employers.

Closing Date: Sunday 23 April 2017
First interviews will be held on Thursday 4th May and second interviews on Friday 5th May.

A job description and application form should be downloaded or can be obtained from the Head's PA, by e-mail at

Further details about Ackworth School can be found at

The School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Ackworth School
Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF7 7LT
Tel: 01977 611401 Fax: 01977 616225
Head Anton Maree

About the employer

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 by John Fothergill on behalf of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and the School Committee (or Board of Governors) is still accountable to this body. The School was established for Quaker boys and girls an...

Information about Ackworth School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 18 years
Denomination Quaker
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Locations and contacts

West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1977 616225