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Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Situated in a stunning 22-acre rural setting in East Sussex, Skippers Hill is a non-selective, independent preparatory school where individuality is cherished, and children are given the space to flourish in every sense.  High academic achievement, social confidence and happiness are fostered through a nurturing, family environment, broad-ranging curriculum and a bespoke programme of outdoor learning for all ages.  Skippers’ pupils are valued by local senior schools as well-rounded, confident individuals with a strong sense of community spirit.

As part of the Bellevue Education group, Skippers Hill 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 Mark Hammond following his appointment to the headship of Bede’s Preparatory School from September 2020.  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 nursery 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 to guide this already excellent school through the next stage of its development. 

Further information about the school may be found on the website at www.skippershill.com and for further information about Bellevue please visit www.blvue.com 

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/75327   

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

Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory 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 Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: Five Ashes, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6HR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1825 830234
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Skippers Hill Manor is an established and successful co-educational Preparatory School for 4 to 13 year olds, set in 32 acres in the heart of the Sussex Weald, in the village of Five Ashes.

Skippers Hill is a superb environment for children to develop...