Head, Oxfordshire

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Shiplake CollegeOxfordshire

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

Please note: This role was previously advertised as a Headmaster, this was an error made by Tes and not the school

Shiplake College is an independent boarding and day school which offers an outstanding education based on small class sizes, excellent facilities and dedicated teaching staff. Situated in 45 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside near Henley-on-Thames, Shiplake has a wholly inclusive environment spanning all areas of college life.  It is creative and innovative in how it instils a healthy learning attitude in its pupils and, in recent years, it has raised academic ambition and results. It caters for a broad range of ability encouraging every pupil to make the best of the opportunities available. Every pupil is offered an education embodied in the College ethos of the 3 ‘Is’:  Inclusive, Individual and Inspirational.  

The governors seek a dynamic, thoughtful, caring and strong leader who will build upon the substantial achievements of Mr Gregg Davies who is retiring as Headmaster after fifteen years of outstanding progress and development. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and visible leader with business acumen and stamina. He or she will be a strategic thinker with the ability to inspire and enthuse pupils and a sympathetic communicator with a demonstrable sense of humour and an understanding of the value boarding can bring to a school community. 

Potential candidates wishing to discuss the post are invited to contact:
Holly Fitzgerald on 07801 522913 / HollyFitzgerald@RSAcademics.co.uk
Simon Eliot 07528 249996 / SimonEliot@RSAcademics.co.uk 

Further information can be downloaded from rsacademics.co.uk

Closing date: 10.00am on Tuesday 25th September 2018.

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9402455
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About Shiplake College

Shiplake College is an independent day and boarding school for boys aged 11-18 and girls aged 16-18, situated in 45 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, just 2.5 miles upstream from Henley-on-Thames. Shiplake offers an o...