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Head, Hampshire

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Forres Sandle Manor SchoolHampshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

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Start date: To commence September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to head a delightful co-educational independent boarding and day school (2 to 13); the position would suit candidates who can demonstrate an ability to lead and inspire.

Located in the picturesque riverside town of Fordingbridge, Hampshire on the edge of the New Forest and near the Bournemouth and Poole conurbation, Forres Sandle Manor offers a holistic, rounded education and prides itself on a strong sense of community and family.

Established 140 years ago, the School enjoys a rich history and enviable location. Set within 35 acres, it boasts extensive boarding facilities, a large number of sports fields, an astro pitch, a heated swimming pool, cricket pitches, a multipurpose sports hall, netball/tennis courts, as well as beautiful woodlands. Significant funds are planned to be made available to construct a new STEM block to include art and design facilities.

This role presents a wonderful opportunity to direct and grow this excellent, established, and much-loved school. It has secured its financial future recently following the sale of the business and its assets to Forres Sandle Manor School Limited; a private and significant investment. This will ensure the School’s distinctive ethos continues to be preserved for future generations and that the School is forward thinking in all that it provides for the children.It is an extremely exciting time to lead the School into its next phase of development.

For a confidential conversation about the role contact:

Richard Stevenson (07722 022390)

An application form and further information can be found at

Closing date for applications: 26th November

First stage interviews: 1st and 2nd December

Second stage interviews: 7th and 8th December

Forres Sandle ManorSchool is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s and young people’s welfare and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Applications closed

More about Forres Sandle Manor School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Primary

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 2 - 13 years

Address: Sandle Manor, Sandleheath, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1NS, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1425 653181


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