Head, York

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St Peter's SchoolYork

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governing Body of St Peter’s School, York invites applications for the role of Head from September 2018, following the appointment of Mr Leo Winkley to Shrewsbury School after eight years of exceptional leadership.

Founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s is one of the oldest schools in the world and has a strong reputation for its high quality, all-round education and forward-looking approach to learning. The thriving co-educational day and boarding School aims to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for its 1119 pupils aged 3-18, in which every member feels valued and empowered to succeed. Situated on an impressive riverside campus close to the centre of historic York, St Peter’s offers endless opportunities for pupils to explore their potential and make their way in the world.

This is an excellent opportunity for a visionary candidate with high ambitions for all pupils to build upon the School’s excellent reputation and ensure that St Peter’s continues to be recognised as one of the best all-round independent schools in the country.  

Further information on St Peter’s School, York can be found at www.stpetersyork.org.uk 

A candidate brief is available from www.odgers.com/65276

Application forms, cover letters and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Friday 9 February, to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson. 

St Peter’s School York 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 and Barring Service (DBS).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Clifton, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1904 527300
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St Peter’s School, for children aged 13 to 18 years, is underpinned by academic rigour and challenge. Through outstanding teaching, first rate facilities, high expectations and sheer determination on the part of its pupils, St Peter’s achieves consid...