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Head of Boarding

The Royal SchoolSurrey

The Royal School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school from Nursery to Sixth Form and a member of United Learning group.  

Delivering a first-class education in a vibrant and caring environment, our pupils become confident, successful and compassionate young people with qualities and qualifications that enable them to excel in their adult lives. 

We believe in the power of inspirational teaching to bring out the very best in every pupil. We deliver an extensive and exciting curriculum inside and outside of the classroom that successfully promotes high academic achievement and strong personal development.  

The Head of Boarding is a newly created position to provide leadership to deliver an excellent boarding experience whilst supporting the holistic nature of a boarding education and to ensure that the environment is one which is caring, safe and responsive to boarder’s needs and welfare. 

This position will deliver the strategic direction for the boarding function and to develop the provision – a full-time, flexi or weekly offering – and setting a clear culture and identify for boarding at the school.  The school is committed to developing and expanding the boarding offering and it is expected that this role will form a key part of this vision. 

Our purpose-built boarding house was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The school site comprises of 26 acres of beautiful grounds with spectacular views across National Trust heathland and woodland. Our QEII boarding house has a friendly atmosphere and a strong, supportive community of boarders. Collaboration and support for each other are strongly engrained in what we do and how we do it.  

This is a unique opportunity to develop and grow the boarding at the school in line with the whole school vision and development plan under the leadership of the Head who has been in post for a year. It will suit a candidate who has energy, vision and creativity who believes in a philosophy of continuous improvement.  

The Royal School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

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