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Job details
Employer Kensington Prep School
Location Fulham, London
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2018

A winner of The Sunday Times ‘Independent Prep School of The Year’ award and having received an ‘exceptional’ rating by The Independent Schools Inspectorate in 2015, Kensington Prep is regarded as one of the leading preparatory schools in London and across the country.  The School is also a member of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).

Opened in 1873 as the first school to be established by The Girls’ Day School Trust, Kensington Prep today educates 290 day girls aged 4 – 11.  The School combines its proud traditions with truly innovative teaching to produce exceptional academic results which allow its girls to take up places at the leading London day schools.  
Through a bespoke curriculum and emphasis on creativity and thinking skills, Kensington Prep is able to genuinely equip its girls to meet the challenges of an ever changing world.  The School is also at the forefront of digital learning and pupils benefit from first-class facilities including a state-of-the-art science laboratory and a high tech 'explore floor'.  Although an academic school, Kensington Prep offers a rich and diverse curriculum within an environment that nurtures friendships and builds a strong sense of community. 

The GDST Council invites applications for the role of Head for September 2018, on the retirement of Mrs Prudence Lynch following 15 years of exceptional leadership.  The post offers a tremendous opportunity for an inspiring and forward-thinking leader with energy, drive and ambition.

Further information on Kensington Prep School can be found at

A candidate brief can be downloaded from 

Covering letters, CVs and application forms should be submitted by Wednesday 11 October 2017.

Kensington Prep School and The GDST (charity no. 306983) 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 Criminal Records Bureau.

About the employer

Kensington Prep School is a buzzy Independent Day School for girls aged 4-11.  It opened in 1873, the first school to be established in the Girl’s Day School Trust.  The school moved to Fulham in 1997 and is set in spacious grounds wi...

Information about Kensington Prep School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 4 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

596 Fulham Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 7731 9301