Head, Cranbrook, Kent

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Cranbrook SchoolCranbrook, Kent

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

Ofsted Outstanding, state, co-educational, day and boarding grammar school in an historic campus is seeking a visionary Head who will be instrumental in setting its course for the next 500 years. Proud to fly the flag for boarding and grammar education, Cranbrook currently accommodates over 800 students aged 11 to 18, including 360 Sixth Formers and 250 boarders, on a 75-acre campus.

At the centre of its local community since 1518, Cranbrook has always been committed to offering the highest academic and co-curricular standards, combined with outstanding pastoral care. The School is consistently placed among the best schools in England and runs a wide programme of co-curricular activities, including the innovative Cranbrook Diploma programme.

Cranbrook is now looking for an exceptional and inspiring Head to work with a supportive Governing Body and Foundation Trustees to consolidate its success and continue to develop all aspects of the School. The new Head must share a commitment to the ethos of school and bring the vision and skills to increase diversity and social mobility, invigorate our increasingly international co-educational boarding experience, and lead the whole school community in its mission to prepare all its students to thrive in a challenging world.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a highly successful school with dedicated teaching staff and highly motivated students which is ambitious and aspirational. A competitive package will be offered, including on-campus accommodation.

Further information on Cranbrook School can be found at www.cranbrookschool.co.uk/

A candidate brief is available from www.odgers.com/75299.

Application forms, CVs and covering letters should be sent by the closing date, Friday 21st February.

Cranbrook School 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).

More about Cranbrook School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Waterloo Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1580 711800
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Cranbrook School is a selective, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11-18 in the market town of Cranbrook, Kent. It converted to academy status in 2012. The school, which dates back to 1518, has around 750 pupils, 250 of whom boar...