Head, Norwich High School for Girls, GDST, Norwich

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Norwich High School for Girls GDSTNorwich

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

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and inspiring educational leader to join Norwich High School for Girls, a successful and flourishing school in the heart of Norfolk.

Norwich High School is a leading independent day school, providing an outstanding, contemporary, girl-centred education to more than 600 girls aged 3-18. It is located on a stunning 14-acre site, with buildings, outdoor spaces and facilities designed and developed to meet all of the girls’ educational and pastoral needs. 

Norwich High School has a long tradition of academic success combined with outstanding sport, music, art, performance and innovative enrichment opportunities. The School pioneered the Inspiring Females series of conferences bringing young girls together with successful women from all walks of life. The Prep School is equally vibrant celebrating the mantra ‘Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Beautiful’.

Norwich High  School for Girls is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust, a family of schools where girls learn without limits. Whilst academic excellence is a given, GDST schools also focus on giving girls the confidence and skills to thrive in the modern world.

As a centre of excellence, the GDST provides unrivalled opportunities and resources for students, staff and alumnae, as well as support and training for headteachers. As part of a family of schools, GDST headteachers belong to a dynamic group of heads, allowing them to exchange ideas and best practice.

The GDST Council invites applications for the role of Head following the appointment of Kirsty von Malaisé to King Edward VI High School for Girls from September 2020.

Further information on Norwich High School, GDST can be found at www.norwichhigh.gdst.net

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/73289    

Covering letters, CVs and application forms should be submitted by Monday 7 October.

Norwich High School and the GDST (charity no. 306983) are 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 DBS.

More about Norwich High School for Girls GDST
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 95 Newmarket Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1603 453265
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At Norwich High School, we believe passionately in putting girls first. We give girls the very best opportunities to find their strengths, explore the whole breadth of subject options, and tailor all that we do around their needs.   

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