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Assistant Head – Kingston Grammar School

Kingston upon Thames

Kingston Grammar School is a leading day school for 840+ pupils aged 11–18 in South-West London. An outstanding opportunity has arisen and the School are seeking to fill the newly created post of Assistant Head with particular responsibility for the School’s thriving Sixth Form. The successful applicant will be a full member of the School’s Executive (senior team).

For September 2021

KGS is a leading day school for 840+ pupils aged 11–18 in South-West London. Founded in 1561, it is one of the most successful co-educational schools in the country and has a long tradition of developing individual talent and encouraging high aspirations.

A great opportunity has arisen for a newly created post of Assistant Head to join the KGS Executive team, contributing to school wide matters and taking specific responsibility to lead the thriving Sixth Form, through a dedicated, professional and enthusiastic team of Heads of Year, teaching staff and administrators.

The School are looking for an outstanding teacher, a visionary leader, and an experienced professional who is immersed in Education and who will not settle for anything less than excellence.

The new Assistant Head will have the strength of character to ensure that the highest expectations are not compromised and that colleagues ‘buy-in’ to their vision of excellence.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic and appropriately experienced middle leader with the warmth, vision and energy to help drive forward an already successful and sought-after school.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this post are invited to contact the following RSAcademics consultants:

Kate Howe, Search Consultant – or 07956 557347
Simon Eliot, Senior Adviser – 07528 249996 or

The deadline for applications is 10:00am on Wednesday 11th November 2020.

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically and email it with a covering letter addressed to The Head Master, Mr Stephen Lehec, as PDF files to the RSAcademics Project Co-ordinator (Leadership Appointments), Julia Coffey at:  Julia can also be reached by calling 01858 383163.

Kingston 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 the Disclosure and Barring Service.


About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Deadline for applications 11 November 2020 10:00am
  • The appointment will be completed before mid-December.