Head, Hampshire

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Twyford SchoolHampshire

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

The Governors of Twyford School seek an exceptional person as Head from September 2020 to succeed Dr Steve Bailey, who is retiring after ten years of service.

Twyford School is situated in the village of Twyford near Winchester, Hampshire. The school prides itself on being one of the oldest prep schools in the country, having a 221-year history. It is set in 20 acres of grounds in the middle of stunning countryside. At the heart of the school is a beautiful Queen Anne House surrounded by up-to-date facilities that allow a perfect blend of modern, forward-looking education underpinned by the traditional Christian values of empathy, respect and service.

The school is a strong family community where care for each other enables the happy, healthy pursuit of academic, sporting and cultural success.

The new Head will relish the opportunity to lead a vibrant and prestigious school. They will enjoy working with pupils, staff and parents and be collaborative, visible and accessible. They will provide inspirational, clear leadership and vision for the whole school. They will value and share every stage of the pupils’ educational journey and ensure that every child is prepared for their future schools; pupils from Twyford School regularly secure places at wide range of senior public schools. Most importantly, they will enable every pupil in their care to develop the skills to lead happy, fulfilling lives in an ever-changing world.

Twyford School is financially secure, and the Governors have an ambitious master plan to develop its facilities further.

A highly competitive remuneration package, including family accommodation in a recently refurbished five-bedroom house on-site, is available commensurate with the seniority of the post and the experience of the successful candidate.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange a confidential discussion about the role:
Jenny Funnell 07941 221172 / jennyfunnell@rsacademics.com
Diana Watkins 07831 660604 / dianawatkins@rsacademics.com

Further information can be downloaded from rsacademics.com

Closing date: 10.00am on Monday 9th September 2019

Twyford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo our safer recruitment checks and child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Twyford School is an equal opportunity employer.

More about Twyford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1NW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1962 712269
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