Head, West Sussex

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Windlesham House SchoolWest Sussex

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

The Headship of Windlesham House School is one of the most exceptional leadership roles in preparatory education.

With its beautiful grounds, first-rate facilities, outstanding pastoral care and vibrant academic and co-curricular programmes, Windlesham combines considerable existing strengths with bold ambitions. The School has flourished under the leadership of Richard and Rachel Foster and is now poised on the cusp of an exciting new phase in its evolution.

The Governing Body seeks a strategic and inspirational 21st century leader to maintain and develop Windlesham as the school of choice. This is an exciting opportunity to lead Windlesham and shape the future of one of the UK’s pre-eminent preparatory schools.

An engaging and authentic leader, the successful candidate will be a compelling ambassador for Windlesham, possessing the vision and strategic skills to lead the School with purpose and ambition. Blending respect for existing strengths with an appetite for innovation, the next Head will balance the demands of modern headship with an educational vision which celebrates learning and cherishes childhood. A track record of successful senior leadership experience and outstanding communication skills are essential, as is a genuine commitment to Windlesham’s ethos and values.

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com quoting reference 4032.

The closing date for applications is 0900hrs (BST) on Friday 3rd May 2019.

Windlesham House 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.

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More about Windlesham House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Washington, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 4AY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1903 874700
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Windlesham is a leading prep school and received a rating of ‘Excellent’ in the 2017 ISI inspection. Established in 1837, it went co-ed in 1967. Our children go on to over 30 different senior schools including all of the top tier of UK schools and ag...