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Employer Stockport Grammar School
Location Stockport
Salary Attractive Package
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2018

Stockport Grammar School - Appointment of Head

The Chairman and Governors invite applications for the post of Head, in succession to Andrew Chicken, following thirteen years of outstanding service to the School.

Stockport Grammar School was founded towards the end of the fifteenth century by Sir Edmond Shaa, which makes it one of the oldest independent schools in the country. Located in the centre of a popular and diverse Greater Manchester borough, there is a Junior School on the same site. In the Senior School there are 1030 girls and boys with a strong emphasis on both academic study and extra-curricular involvement.

The School offers a family focussed, community ethos in which each individual is well known and valued.

The Governors are pleased to invite applications from candidates who believe they will demonstrate a fit with the community as well as making a significant contribution to the future direction of the School and to work with a committed staff and governing body.

Further information on Stockport Grammar School can be found at

A candidate brief can be downloaded from (using reference CGYC) or email

Alternatively, please telephone +44(0)20 7227 0890 (during office hours).

Applications should be received by 12 noon on 9th October 2017.

Stockport Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS.

About the employer

Background details

Stockport Grammar School was founded in 1487 and came to its present site early in the 20th century.  The pupil roll is approximately 1050; there is no intention to increase it further.  Stockport Grammar School was former...

Information about Stockport Grammar School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Buxton Road
United Kingdom
+44 161 419 2407