Head, Dorset

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Sherborne GirlsDorset

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Start date: From September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Sherborne Girls - Best Public School of the Year, Tatler Schools Awards 2017

HMC & GSA school, all-girls, full-boarding, 485 pupils, 11-18, IB & A Level

Sherborne Girls is one of the UK’s leading boarding schools, awarded Best Public School of the Year at the Tatler Schools Awards 2017. Educating 485 girls aged 11-18, it is situated in the idyllic medieval town of Sherborne and provides a broad and enriching education that develops the unique talents of every pupil within a supportive community. The School enjoys a close relationship with Sherborne School, thus offering all the advantages of a single-sex education with the added benefit of liaison with the boys’ school.

The Governors seek an outstanding leader to succeed Mrs Jenny Dwyer who is stepping down after 12 years of exceptional leadership. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with outstanding communication skills, a passion for education, a strong business sense, a global perspective and the empathy and personal warmth to create ‘a home away from home’ where pupils can flourish.

Further information can be downloaded from www.rsacademics.co.uk

Potential candidates wishing to discuss the post are invited to contact either:

Holly Fitzgerald at HollyFitzgerald@RSAcademics.co.uk / 07801 522913, or Claire Oulton at ClaireOulton@RSAcademics.co.uk / 07738 737482

Closing date for applications is 10.00am on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

Sherborne Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and a medical report.

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More about Sherborne Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Bradford Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 812245
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Sherborne Girls is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, located in the market town of Sherborne, Dorset. Established in 1899, this selective institution has around 450 pupils, the majority of whom are boarders.