Head of Prep, Dorset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Clayesmore SchoolDorset

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Clayesmore Preparatory School

Clayesmore seeks a successful, passionate and dynamic leader with a creative vision. This role presents a wonderful opportunity to join a forward-thinking and busy Dorset boarding and day school. 

Prep and Senior pupils share the same idyllic setting in beautiful Dorset countryside. Filled with warmth, it is a family school to its core, something that is treasured, nurtured and respected as is our commitment to bringing out the very best in each and every pupil.

The Prep School has its own distinct identity within the school grounds and its own accommodation both for teaching and boarding. The Prep and Senior schools share comprehensive sports facilities including extensive playing fields, the chapel, dining room and music school.

The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher with energy and enthusiasm; they will have had experience as part of a school leadership team, understand the business of running a school and have the personality to engage and inspire the Prep School community.  The candidate will wish to embrace the ethos of Clayesmore, love the excitement of leading a prep school with an enviable reputation and be a fundamental part of our ongoing whole school development plans.

For a confidential conversation about the role, contact: Richard Stevenson rs@headspaceacademics.com (07722 022390) 

For further information, visit: https://www.clayesmore.com/employment/   or https://headspaceacademics.com 

Closing date: 12 noon, 26 February 2019

First stage interviews: 8 and 12 March 2019

Second stage interviews: 18 and 19 March 2019

Clayesmore is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s and young people’s welfare and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

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More about Clayesmore School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Iwerne Minster, Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1747 813111
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Clayesmore is a thriving boarding and day school where prep and senior schools nestle side-by-side in an idyllic setting.  Filled with warmth, this co-educational school aims to develop the unique gifts of every pupil, encourage an enduring love...