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Employer Bedales Schools: Dunannie
Location Petersfield, Hampshire
Salary Commensurate with experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2018

Applications are invited for the headship of the Bedales Pre Prep School, Dunannie. The successful candidate will build on a strong tradition of creativity, innovation and high standards, following the outstanding leadership of Jo Webbern who will be leaving in July 2018.

We are looking for someone who has an affinity with the Bedales five aims, in particular with the primary Bedales Schools’ aim – that of developing ‘inquisitive thinkers with a love of learning who cherish independent thought’ – and who will be committed to the Bedales founding holistic principles of educating ‘head, hand and heart’.

Before applying for this post, please read the Recruitment Pack which includes full job description, person specification along with terms & conditions, before completing your application. CVs will not be accepted. Candidates must apply directly to Bedales Schools via the recruitment portal on the Bedales website: 

Further assistance can be obtained via our Recruitment Team on 01730 711566 or by email to

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 31st October 2017.

Interview dates:

Long-list interviews: Thursday 9th November 2017.

Short-list interviews: Friday 1st December 2017.

Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check.

About the employer

Dunannie has been described as an "outpost of heaven down the road". The earliest years of a child's life are the most precious of all; their experiences will shape their future happiness. It is a magical time, full of discovery and excitem...

Information about Bedales Schools: Dunannie
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 8 years
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United Kingdom
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