Head, Sheffield

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Sheffield High SchoolSheffield

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

Sheffield High School for Girls is a leading independent day school, educating over 950 girls aged 3 to 18 years. Founded in 1878 by The Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools and academies, Sheffield Girls’ provides a warm, friendly and stimulating environment for a rich cultural and social mix of girls. The leafy campus and beautiful Victorian buildings in the heart of the city offer outstanding facilities which have been expanded considerably following the successful recent merger with Ashdell Prep School.

Sheffield Girls’ has a proud tradition of academic excellence, with innovative and challenging teaching ensuring every girl is able to reach her academic potential. The School also enjoys a strong reputation for the success of pupils across the breadth of the co-curricular offering, which is designed to complement the academic ethos and ensure girls leave school as ambitious, open-minded and confident young women.

The GDST Council invites applications for the role of Head for September 2018, on the retirement of Mrs Valerie Dunsford following 14 years of exceptional leadership. The post offers a tremendous opportunity for an inspiring and committed leader with energy and ambition.

Further information on Sheffield High School for Girls can be found at www.sheffieldhighschool.org.uk

A candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/63153  

Covering letters, CVs and application forms should be submitted by Friday 6 October 2017.

Sheffield High School for Girls and The GDST (charity no. 306983) are 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 Criminal Records Bureau.

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More about Sheffield High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 10 Rutland Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 0324
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Sheffield High School is one of the 24 schools and two academies administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust. The Trust was formed in 1872 by a Christian group, but the schools are now non-denominational and girls are admitted irrespective of b...