Head of Senior School, Cheltenham

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St Edward's SchoolCheltenham

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

St Edward’s Cheltenham is a Catholic Foundation and comprises two independent day schools, both located in the heart of the elegant spa town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

St Edward’s Senior School is a co-educational, day school for pupils aged between 11 to 18 years and is set in 10 acres of the historic and beautifully landscaped grounds of Charlton Park, in the Charlton Kings area of the town.

The Trustees are seeking a well-qualified and ambitious individual to build on the substantial achievements of Mrs Pat Clayfield who has been in post since 2013 and who is retiring at the end of the Summer Term 2020. The appointment will be for September 2020.

The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic and will have a strong commitment to the mission and Christian ethos of St Edward’s. They will be able to think strategically, will possess strong leadership skills, will enjoy working collaboratively, and will have a proactive and positive approach to change management and the promotion of the School’s enviable reputation.

For more information or an informal conversation regarding the opportunity, please contact:

Helen Flower - helenflower@rsacademics.com / 07921 587752

Michael Spens - michaelspens@rsacademics.com / 07740 783564


Further information can be downloaded from rsacademics.com.

Closing date: 10.00am on Tuesday 8th October 2019

St Edward’s Cheltenham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about St Edward's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Senior School, Cirencester Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 538600
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