Head of Preparatory School, Hertfordshire

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The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' SchoolHertfordshire

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

The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School is one of the leading independent day schools in the country. First opened in 1690, the School has a proud tradition of educational excellence and of nurturing the talents and interests of bright boys from a wide variety of cultural and economic backgrounds.

Educating more than 1,450 boys aged 5 - 18 years on a picturesque 100-acre campus in Elstree, the School offers a learning environment which challenges boys to achieve the highest academic standards, and a wide-ranging co-curricular programme to give them a broad range of achievements, and a sense of community and shared values.

The Preparatory School has built a national reputation for academic and pastoral excellence based on the boys’ love of learning both within the classroom and through their co-curricular activities. Located on the main Elstree campus, the purpose built Preparatory School provides a stimulating environment in which 220 boys live and learn. The Pre-Preparatory School is based approximately six miles north on a separate site in a quiet residential area surrounded by woodland and is home to 72 boys.

This position offers an opportunity for a forward-thinking and inspiring leader to build upon the successes of the Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory Schools through delivering a collaborative and modern vision which lays the foundations for a world-class education.

Further information on the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School and the Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory Schools can be found at www.habsboys.org.uk  

A candidate brief is available from www.odgers.com/65415

Application forms, letters of application and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Friday 9 February 2018, to Peter Lawrence, Odgers Berndtson quoting reference PWL/65415.

The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: Butterfly Lane, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8266 1700
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Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School is a large independent school located in the village of Elstree, Hertfordshire. Founded in 1690, the all-through school educates around 1,000 boys aged 4-18, all of whom are day pupils. 

The school has a selecti...