Appointments Vacancies

Head – Exeter School



Mr Bob Griffin is retiring as Head in July 2020 after 17 years of outstanding service. The Governors seek a new Head who is a strategic thinker and a collaborative leader with gravitas and humility. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a keen business sense and the ability to take the School forward whilst maintaining its distinctive culture and ethos.

From September 2020

HMC, IAPS  co-ed, day, 925 pupils aged 7-18

Sunday Times ‘South West Independent Secondary School of the Year 2018’

Exeter School is one of the leading independent co-educational day schools in the country and the Sunday Times ‘South-West Independent Secondary School of the Year 2018’. Educating 925 pupils aged 7 to 18, it is oversubscribed at 11+ and academically ambitious, but down-to-earth and unpretentious, offering pupils a breadth of co-curricular opportunities in a warm and supportive environment. The School prides itself not only on its intellectual achievement and happy, purposeful atmosphere, but also on the value for money it offers local parents. The school itself is in a strong financial position with no outstanding debts. Located in one of the UK’s most vibrant, fast-growing and historically interesting cities, close to the coastline and spectacular countryside, Exeter School offers a particularly attractive environment to live, work and learn.

Further information can be downloaded from the right hand side of this page.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss the post are invited to contact either:

Holly Fitzgerald at 07801 522913

or Simon Eliot at 07528 249996

Deadline for applications: Thursday 4th April, 10am

Exeter School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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Key Dates

  • Deadline for applications 04 April 2019 10am
  • Preliminary Interviews 25 April 2019 and -30 April 2019
  • Long List Interviews 09 May 2019 -10 May 2019
  • Short List Interviews 04 June 2019