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Job details
Employer Cumnor House School: Girls
Location Purley, Surrey
Salary Attractive remuneration package provided
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April 2018 (or earlier, if possible)

Cumnor House School for Girls is a preparatory school in the Croydon area accepting girls from four to eleven years, with main entry years at ages four and seven.  We are now seeking an inspirational Head to forward educational, pastoral, operational, commercial and regulatory provision and provide a safe learning environment for students and staff.

Our school is friendly, informal and homely, but academically strong – this balance is a real strength.  We are seeking a dynamic Head with excellent leadership abilities and exceptional interpersonal skills who will make an impact and influence the future direction of the school.

Cognita Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer Recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, 19th September 2017
Longlist Telephone Discussions: 21st September 2017
Interviews: w/c 25th September 2017
Post to commence: April 2018 (or earlier, if possible)

Attractive remuneration package provided.

If you would like to visit the school or apply for the above post, an application form and further information can be requested from our advising consultant Jo Grabowska on 020 3194 3085 or


About the employer

Cumnor House School for Girls is an independent preparatory school in Purley, near Croydon in Surrey, for girls aged 4-11. The school was originally part of The Lodge, a co-educational school in Purley. The Cognita group took over management of the s...

Information about Cumnor House School: Girls
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Age range 2 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Girls Campus
1 Woodcote Lane
United Kingdom