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St Andrew's PrepEast Sussex

St Andrew’s Prep is a leading independent, co-educational, day and boarding prep school situated in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Educating around 350 children aged 9 months - 13 years, the school is renowned for its supportive yet ambitious academic standards, a broad and exciting co-curricular offering and outstanding pastoral care.

The core aim of St Andrew’s Prep is to equip children to lead happy, fulfilled lives in a safe and healthy environment in which each child is valued for what they can offer. The school upholds the finest prep school traditions whilst also preparing a broad, modern and connected education. St Andrew’s Prep is proud to be part of Eastbourne College Incorporated and pupils benefit hugely from the strong links between the two schools.

The Headmaster and Governors of Eastbourne College are now seeking a dynamic, personable and innovative Head to succeed Gareth Jones in September 2021 as he takes up the role of Head of Bilton Grange Prep School in Warwickshire. Reporting to the Headmaster of Eastbourne College, this is a truly exciting opportunity to further develop the school’s vision and forge deeper alignment with the College through a continuum of education spanning 9 months – 18 years age range.

The successful candidate will be ambitious, forward-thinking and naturally collaborative with a desire to nurture and build upon the school’s many strengths. This person will have the drive and tenacity to position St Andrew’s Prep as the preeminent prep school in a highly competitive local marketplace in East Sussex. The new Head will also be a first-class and compelling communicator, with the ability to lead and empower the whole school community.

Further information on St Andrew’s Prep can be found via the school’s website at

A candidate brief can be downloaded from

A CV and covering letter should be submitted by 9:00am GMT, Friday 5th February 2021.



St Andrew’s Prep, Eastbourne 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.