Head, Pocklington

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Pocklington SchoolPocklington

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

The Governors of The Pocklington School Foundation invite applications for the role of Head from January 2019, following the appointment of Mr Mark Ronan to The King’s Hospital in Dublin after eleven years of exceptional leadership. 

Pocklington School is a successful co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 3-18, located on an extensive 55 acre campus 12 miles to the east of York. As part of a committed and purposeful community, pupils at Pocklington participate in a wide range of academic, creative and sporting activities which are designed to develop their confidence, intellectual curiosity and personal initiative.  

Through a sustained commitment to inspire pupils for life, and a desire to push the boundaries of learning and teaching, Pocklington has been a leading force in education for more than 500 years. The next Head will ensure the School continues to prepare pupils even more effectively to succeed in the 21st century.

Further information on Pocklington School can be found at www.pocklingtonschool.com 

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/66722 

Letters of application, CVs and completed application forms should be sent by the closing date, 12.00 GMT on Friday 11 May 2018.

The Pocklington School Foundation 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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: West Green, Pocklington, York, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1759 321200
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Pocklington School was founded by John Dolman in 1514 as part of a guild whose aims encompassed support for the poor and sick of the parish as well as the foundation of a school “for the bringing up of youth in virtue and learning”.  The foundat...