Head, Hertfordshire

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Haberdashers' Aske's School for GirlsHertfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Governing Body of the Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls invites applications for the role of Head on the retirement of Mrs Biddie O’Connor in August 2019, following eight years of outstanding leadership.

The Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls is one of the leading independent day schools in the country. Situated on a 40-acre greenfield campus in Elstree, the School provides outstanding facilities and a challenging, positive and secure environment for up to 1,200 students aged 4-18. Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls enjoys an excellent reputation for the strength of its academic provision within a creative culture which equips well-rounded pupils to be active citizens of a global 21st century.

The School benefits from being within one of the foundations of the innovative and forward-looking Haberdashers’ Company, and enjoys close links with other schools within the Haberdashers’ family, particularly with the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, which is co-located within the Elstree campus.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader to build on strong foundations and drive the School forward through a collaborative and modern educational vision.

Further information on Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls can be found at www.habsgirls.org.uk  

A candidate brief is available from www.odgers.com/63828.

Application forms, letters of application and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Monday 21 May, to Freddie Dennis, Odgers Berndtson quoting reference CFD/63828.

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 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 (DBS).

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More about Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Aldenham Road, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 82662300
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We are a happy, hard working, well-focussed community drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We celebrate our traditions as being part of the larger Habs’ family but we are also very proud of our ability to nurture our pupils and pre...