Head, Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing date:Expiring today

Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: An Excellent Remuneration Package
Contract term: Permanent

The Post 

Sevenoaks School is a leader in education and innovation.  The first UK HMC school to fully adopt the IB, Sevenoaks has long been a pioneering institution operating at the forefront of educational excellence.  A world-class, co-educational school, Sevenoaks provides an exceptional education for c.1,100 day and boarding students from over 40 countries, developing independent, intellectually curious and compassionate global citizens. 

The Governing Body now seek an inspirational and visionary leader to succeed Dr Katy Ricks after 17 years of outstanding service.  One of the most exciting and rewarding leadership challenges in global education, this is an exceptional opportunity to further develop Sevenoaks as an agenda-setting school, and an influential educational voice on a local, national and international stage.

The new Head will have a strong track record of successful senior leadership, and the wisdom, clarity of vision and strategic capabilities to shape the development of a world-leading IB school.  An original thinker with the intellect and emotional intelligence to inspire the Sevenoaks community, the successful candidate will have the gravitas and authenticity to engage multiple stakeholders at home and abroad. Outstanding communication skills are essential, as is a love of learning and genuine commitment to liberal internationalism, scholarship, service and global engagement.

How to apply

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply,  please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com quoting reference 4031.  The closing date for applications is Thursday 25th April 2019.

Sevenoaks 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 & Barring Service. 



More about Sevenoaks School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...