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Candidate information: our response to COVID-19

In these challenging times, we are continuing to support many appointments processes for schools in the UK and across the globe. Where face to face meetings are not possible, we are using video conferencing and other creative solutions to ensure that searches and selection processes can go ahead very successfully. We would like to thank our client schools and all candidates for their flexibility and willingness to work positively within these arrangements.

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Director of Communications, Marketing & Development – Channing School

Located in Highgate, North London, on an attractive site, Channing is a highly successful independent day school for over 950 girls aged 4-18. Reporting to the Headmistress, the Director of Communications, Marketing and Development will be a member of the school’s senior leadership team.

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Deputy Head of Joint Junior School – City of London School for Girls & City of London School

City of London School for Girls and City of London School are delighted to announce the establishment of their joint junior school for girls and boys aged between 7 and 11 in the heart of London’s historic Gray’s Inn and are now looking for a Deputy Head for this exciting new school.

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Cognita Schools – Head of Marketing and Admissions

If you are an experienced marketing and admissions professional, capable of supporting and influencing multiple stakeholders and developing and implementing strategic marketing plans, we have a unique opportunity to join our family of UK schools and help them grow.

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Director of Marketing and Development – Sidcot School, Somerset

The School seeks an outstanding marketing professional to lead its brand development, marketing, admissions, fundraising and alumni functions.

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Coming Soon – Repton Doha, Founding Principal

We are delighted to be supporting Repton School in the search for the Founding Principal of Repton Doha (opening September 2022).

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Coming Soon – Director, St Andrew’s, Turi, Kenya

St Andrew’s School, Turi is one of the leading independent international schools in East Africa. Founded in 1933, this Christian, independent boarding school offers an outstanding British Curriculum education to 620 boarding pupils aged 5-18 years.

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Coming Soon – Valley Forge Academy, Qatar, Founding Principal (Lower School)

We are delighted to be supporting Valley Forge Academy, Qatar in the search for their Founding Principal (Lower School).

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Senior Consultant: Philanthropy – RSAcademics Ltd

Reflecting some of the challenges faced by the schools’ sector overall, demand for RSAcademics’ development and philanthropy services has never been higher. In response, we are seeking to grow our high calibre, client-facing team of consultants. We are looking for individuals with a strong track record in fundraising who wish to join a team that helps to shape the thinking and activities of schools in the UK and worldwide.

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Senior Consultant: Strategy, Marketing and Research – RSAcademics Ltd

Reflecting some of the challenges faced by the schools’ sector overall, demand for RSAcademics’ strategy, marketing and research services has never been higher. In response, we are seeking to grow our high calibre, client-facing team of consultants. We are looking for individuals with a strong track record in strategic planning, who can use research insights and business and/or sector knowledge to develop transformational solutions and help to shape the thinking and activities of schools in the UK and worldwide.

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Chair of Independent Schools Governing Body – The Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI, Birmingham

The Foundation is seeking a new Chair to lead the Governing Body of its two Independent Schools (ISGB) - King Edward’s School for boys (KES), led by Chief Master, Dr Katy Ricks and King Edward’s VI High School for girls (KEHS), led by Principal, Kirsty von Malaisé.

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Governor (Academic Committee) – North London Collegiate School, Middlesex

The Chair of Governors and Governing Body of North London Collegiate School seeks a new Governor to join their Academic Committee. NLCS is the oldest academic girls’ school in the country, educating approximately 1100 girls aged 4-18, set in 30 acres of leafy parkland next to Canon’s Park in Edgware. This Governor will have a focus on the Senior school, so experience should be commensurate to the role.

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Chair of Governors – St John’s College School, Cambridge

St John’s College School in Cambridge is seeking a Chair of Governors to take over from the current Chair, Professor Ann Louise Kinmonth CBE, who will be stepping down at the end of her current term in August.

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Brighton College Abu Dhabi & Brighton College Al Ain – Heads of School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

To commence in September 2021 or January 2022

Brighton College – awarded the title of ‘School of the Decade’ by the Sunday Times – is consistently recognised as one of the UK’s very best co-educational independent schools. It was one of the first to take its distinctive and innovative education to a global market through the establishment of international schools.

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Head – King’s College School (KCS), Wimbledon

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Governors of the Corporation of King’s are seeking a successor to Andrew Halls OBE who is retiring in July 2022 following what will be nearly fifteen years of exceptional service.

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Head – The Aldenham Foundation

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic, visionary and energetic Head to lead the Schools and to take the Foundation to the next stage of its development.

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Principal – The Ladies’ College

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Ladies’ College is an independent day school for girls aged from 2½ to 18. The Governors of the College are seeking to appoint a Principal to succeed Mrs Ashley Clancy, who is retiring after leading the school with vision and commitment for 7 years.

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Director of Education – King Edward VI Foundation, Birmingham

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly talented leader to join this progressive and influential educational charity which educates over 10,000 students in Birmingham.

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Head – Surbiton High Girls’ Preparatory School, Kingston upon Thames

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Surbiton High Girls’ Preparatory School sits within the Surbiton High School Group (including the Boys’ Preparatory School and the Girls’ Senior School). It is also part of United Learning, a successful national group of academies and independent schools.

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Head – Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Governors of Giggleswick School seek a dynamic and inspirational leader to succeed Mr Mark Turnbull, who will be leaving in December, after seven years of outstanding leadership.

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Registrar – Danes Hill School, Surrey

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Danes Hill School is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-13. The School is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly capable individual to the position of Registrar in its busy admissions department.

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Head – King’s College, Taunton

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Council of the King’s Schools are seeking a new Head from September 2022 to succeed Richard Biggs, who is retiring after fifteen successful years at the helm. 

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Head – Windermere School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

A school of around 320, day and boarding, 3-18, Windermere School is in a location of breath-taking beauty at the heart of the Lake District National Park. Established about 130 years ago, the school combines a long history with a truly modern, global approach.

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Head – Winchester House School, Northamptonshire

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

The Governing Body of The Stowe Group seeks a new Head for Winchester House School to succeed Emma Goldsmith after seven years of outstanding and inspirational leadership.  

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Head – Kilgraston School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Following the retirement of Dorothy MacGinty after seven years of inspirational service, the governors of Kilgraston School are seeking a new head from April or August 2022

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Operations Bursar – Brighton College

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

Brighton College is one of the leading schools in the world, with campuses in the UK and overseas. In November 2020, the College was awarded United Kingdom School of the Decade by The Sunday Times for the quality of its education and its culture of kindness. Located in the vibrant city of Brighton, the College takes pride in employing passionate and talented individuals who wish to become part of its progressive and inclusive community.

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Development Director – Cokethorpe School, Witney

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a senior development strategist and capital campaign specialist.

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Head of Pre-Prep – Cheltenham College Preparatory School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Cheltenham College Preparatory School is looking for a truly inspiring and brilliant Head to lead an already thriving Pre-Prep to even greater heights.

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Head – St Christopher’s The Hall School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

SEPTEMBER 2021 OR JANUARY 2022

St Christopher’s The Hall School is a co-educational independent day school for children aged 2-11 years, situated in its own grounds in the heart of Beckenham. With around 270 children on roll, St. Christopher's provides a varied, balanced curriculum which leads to competitive entry to Independent Senior Schools and Selective Grammars at 11 years. The Governors now seek a successor to Andrew Velasco, who retires this summer after 21 years’ dedicated service to the School. A new Head could start in September 2021 or January 2022.

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Head – Bishopsgate School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

September 2022

The Governors of Bishopsgate School are seeking to appoint a new Head to succeed Mr Rob Williams, who will be leaving in July 2022 after seven years of highly successful leadership. The headship of Bishopsgate School is an exciting, challenging and rewarding role. Bishopsgate School, 160 years old and set in 20 glorious acres, is an extremely successful School offering an exceptional educational experience to over 370 pupils aged 3 to 13. 

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Bursar – City of London Freemen’s School

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

City of London Freemen’s School is a thriving independent co-educational day and boarding school for 905 pupils aged 7–18. Freemen’s occupies a magnificent site in Ashtead Park with modern buildings sitting alongside the original eighteenth-century mansion house set in 57 acres of beautiful parkland.

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Director of Marketing and Admissions – Danes Hill School, Surrey

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

Reporting to the Head, this is an outstanding opportunity for a commercially minded, strategic marketing or business development professional to join the school’s senior management team.

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Deputy Head (Academic) – The Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED.

An outstanding individual is sought to be Deputy Head (Academic) at this leading co-educational school. With a strong track record in leadership and management, the successful candidate will have significant input into the strategic development of the academic life of the school.

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“RSAcademics provided us with the support and attention to detail we needed to find the right candidate for a senior role in our Marketing and Admissions Department. We are delighted with the appointment.”

Michael ColesBursar, St Edward's School, Cheltenham