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Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning) – Marlborough College


The College is seeking a dynamic and innovative Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning) to guide and support the highest levels of teaching and learning in one of the UK’s leading boarding schools.

Start date – April 2021

The Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning) will place the development of staff and pupils at the centre of their work and foster a culture of positive reflection and sharing of best practice. He/she will create a sector leading programme of professional development for the next decade.

Founded in 1843, Marlborough College is the largest co-educational independent full boarding school in the UK with over 1000 pupils, in 16 boarding houses, aged 13 to 18. The College is academically ambitious, committed to extending access, and offers a fast-paced, contemporary, challenging and enriching education within a warm, inclusive and spiritual environment.

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Head (Academic), and be a member of the College Management Team and play a key role in the strategic and operational management of the College as a whole.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and forward-thinking individual to develop their senior leadership career within one of the UK’s foremost boarding schools.

Interested candidates are invited to contact Michael Stephens, Camilla Oulton or Debra Price by email or telephone, for an initial, informal discussion about the post.

Michael Stephens – Head of Senior School Search:

M +44 (0)7834 520995           Email:

Camilla Oulton – Search Consultant:

M +44 (0)7375 852560           Email:

Debra Price – Senior Advisor:

M+44 (0)7720 289144            Email:

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Monday, 7th December 2020.

Marlborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to a range of background checks, sight of original qualification certificates, satisfactory references and a medical.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 07 December 2020 10.00am
  • Virtual preliminary interviews 10 December 2020 -11 December 2020
  • Short list interviews (likely to be virtual) 15 December 2020