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Director of Education – Gardener Schools Group


The Gardener Schools Group are seeking to appoint a Director of Education. This is an exciting and unique new 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 – September 2021 or earlier

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, these schools have pursued excellence and innovation while establishing strong family communities and they are committed to providing independent education of the highest quality that meets each individual child’s needs.

As a member of the Gardener Schools Group Leadership team, the Director of Education will work closely with the Head of each school to ensure best practice in every area of school life.

The role is likely to require a 4 day a week commitment.

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

Claire Oulton–Head of Leadership Appointments  

Tel: +44 (0)7738 737482  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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