Head, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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St Hugh's SchoolFaringdon, Oxfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The starting salary will be highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The current Headmaster, Andrew Nott, is retiring on health grounds after 13 years of outstanding leadership. The school has flourished during his tenure and the Governors are looking to appoint someone of equal talent, energy and dedication, to continue this development and to ensure St Hugh’s maintains its excellent national and local reputation.

St Hugh’s is a co-educational, friendly, family-focused, country preparatory school which provides day and boarding education for 360 boys and girls from the age of 3 to 13 years old.

Applicants will need to demonstrate vision and outstanding leadership, along with strong management and communication skills and the ability to lead a dedicated staff and enthusiastic pupils, as well as managing the high expectations of parents. A strong personal commitment to education, and to maintaining the school’s inclusivity and warm family ethos, is essential.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead and continue the development of a highly successful, friendly prep school with a supportive Board of Governors and a deservedly strong regional and national profile. 

For more information about both the position and St Hugh's, please look at the Candidate Brief.  If you have any questions, please telephone Aspirance on 0845 116 2672 or 07798 523422.

To apply, please download, complete the application form and send to david@aspirance.co.uk, together with a CV and a covering letter.  The letter should explain your interest in the role and highlight how you meet the most important requirements of the person specification, as set out in the candidate brief.  In doing so, please make every effort to explain how you might stand out from others, similarly qualified, as a candidate for this appointment.

The closing date for applications is Monday 21st May 2018

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More about St Hugh's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Carswell Manor, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 8PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1367 870700
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St Hugh’s Oxfordshire is a highly regarded co-educational, day and boarding independent preparatory school with 350 boys and girls from the ages of 3 to 13.

Founded in 1906 in Chislehurst, Kent, St Hugh’s School was named after Hugh of Avalon, Bishop...