Head, Hertfordshire

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Edge GroveHertfordshire

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

Edge Grove is a vibrant and successful independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 to 13. Set within 48 acres of beautiful parkland only 15 miles from central London, this is a school characterised by a genuine commitment to the pursuit of excellence. Maintaining a deep sense of community and heritage, Edge Grove seeks to be the prep school of choice for a first class education, for now, for life and for generations to come.

Edge Grove has flourished under the leadership of Ben Evans who will be moving on to take up the headship of Windlesham House School in September 2020. The Governors now seek an inspirational new leader to realise the next phase of an ambitious ten year development plan and who, as custodian of Edge Grove, will ensure the continued success of this high performing organisation.

Dynamic and charismatic, the next Head will be a 21st century leader with the strategic and ambassadorial skills to lead Edge Grove with purpose and drive. Balancing a respect for tradition with innovation, s/he will engage all parts of the school community in Edge Grove’s future success. A track record of highly successful leadership experience is essential, as is a commitment to Edge Grove’s distinctive ethos and aims.

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 4289.

The closing date for applications is 09:00 BST on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

Edge Grove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Edge Grove, Aldenham Village, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 8NL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 855724
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Founded in 1935, we are a vibrant and successful day and boarding prep (IAPS) school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 13, characterised by a genuine commitment to the pursuit of excellence. There are currently 525 pupils at the School with a fam...