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Employer The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
Location Hertfordshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2018

The Governing Body of the Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School invites applications for the role of Head on the retirement of Mr Peter Hamilton in August 2018 following sixteen years of outstanding leadership.

The Haberdashers' Aske’s Boys' School is one of the leading independent day schools in the country. First opened in 1690, the School has a proud tradition of educational excellence and of nurturing the talents and interests of bright boys from a wide variety of cultural and economic backgrounds. Educating more than 1,400 boys aged 5 – 18 years on a picturesque 100-acre campus in Elstree, the School offers a learning environment which challenges boys to achieve the highest academic standards, and a wide-ranging co-curricular programme to give them a broad range of achievements, and a sense of community and shared values.

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 School for Girls, which is co-located within the Elstree campus.

This position offers an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious leader to drive the School forward through a collaborative and modern educational vision which will ensure that the School continues to develop and prepares its pupils even more effectively to thrive in the ever changing world they will move into once they leave the School.

Further information on the Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School can be found at
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Application forms, letters of application and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Thursday 18 May, to Freddie Dennis, Odgers Berndtson quoting reference CFD/61891.

The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School 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).

About the employer

Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School is a large independent school located in the village of Elstree, Hertfordshire. Founded in 1690, the all-through school educates around 1,000 boys aged 4-18, all of whom are day pupils. 

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Information about The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Boys
Age range 5 - 18 years
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