Head of Prep, Bath and North East Somerset

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Royal High Prep SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with the Seniority of the Role
Contract term: Permanent

The Royal High School Bath is a leading day and boarding school for approximately 650 girls aged 3 to 18. Part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, a family of 25 schools, our aim is to empower each girl to discover and fulfil her full potential through dynamic teaching, independent learning and a wide range of exciting opportunities both in and outside the classroom. Our Prep School (approximately 140 girls) is situated in its own 11-acre grounds at Cranwell House, close to the City centre and 1.8 miles from the Senior School site. We are committed to understanding each girl as an individual, and our creative curriculum enables all our pupils to grow in confidence and make their mark.

Following the appointment of Heidi Hughes as Head of Infants and Juniors at Bristol Grammar School, we seek an exceptional Head of Prep for September 2019. The new Head will join at an exciting time for The Royal High School, with a new Head of the Senior School joining us in September as well. He or she will deliver a vision which builds on our existing strengths to lead the Prep School through the next phase of its development.

Warm, charismatic and highly visible both in school and externally, the new Head will inspire staff, pupils, parents and prospective parents alike. The successful candidate will combine an evidenced track record of successful experience developed as a senior leader, with a demonstrable passion for girls’ education. He or she will offer excellent marketing and communication skills, operational management skills and the capacity to contribute to the broader development of the GDST.

The salary is commensurate with the seniority of the role.

For more information and to apply please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 3989.

The deadline for applications is 0830hrs GMT on Thursday 21st February 2019.

The GDST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Cranwell House, Weston Park East, Bath, North East Somerset, BA1 2UZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1225 422931
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