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Director of Education – Gardener Schools Group



The Gardener Schools Group is seeking to appoint a Director of Education. This is a new and exciting role which reflects the Group’s emphasis on achievement in every area of school life and their innovative approach to education at both prep and senior level.

Start date – negotiable but ideally September 2021.

The Gardener Schools Group currently educates over 1300 pupils aged 4-18 years within its four co-educational schools based in London: Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School, Kew Green Preparatory School, Kew House School and Maida Vale School. Since 1991, the Group has pursued excellence and innovation while establishing strong family communities and a commitment  to providing independent education of the highest quality, designed to meet each individual child’s needs.

As a member of the Leadership Team of the Gardener Schools Group, the Director of Education will work to ensure best practice in every area of school life, liaising closely with the Heads and Leadership Teams of the individual schools.

The role is likely to require a four to five day a week commitment.

Interested candidates, who are likely to have senior school headship experience, are invited to contact Kate Howe by email or telephone, for an initial, informal and confidential discussion about the post.

The initial application process, following consultation with Kate Howe, will require a CV and suitable candidates will then progress to an interview. There will be no formal closing date as the Gardener Schools group will appoint when they feel they have met the right candidate.

Kate Howe, Search Consultant – Tel 07956 557347 or email

The Gardener School Group 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.

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