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Head of Pre-Prep – Farleigh School

Andover, Hampshire

Farleigh School is seeking to appoint a dynamic Head of Pre-Prep to support the Headmaster in leading the lower school and to be part of the Senior Management Team.

Start date – September 2019 or January 2020

Farleigh School is a highly successful co-educational boarding and day prep school of 460 pupils, aged three to 13, based in the beautiful Test Valley of Hampshire. A leading Catholic school which welcomes all faiths, Farleigh combines excellent teaching, modern facilities and countless opportunities for pupils to grow in confidence and discover their talents. Farleigh School is committed to providing the very highest standard of teaching and pastoral care to ensure that every child is well looked after, happy and fulfilled.

The successful candidate will be an EYFS and/or KS1 specialist and have demonstrable experience of successful leadership and management. A willingness to promote Farleigh’s Catholic ethos and values is integral to this role.

In return, the successful applicant will be offered:

  • a competitive remuneration package
  • an outstanding working environment
  • happy, enthusiastic pupils who enjoy learning
  • a strong sense of community

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics Ltd, by email or telephone, to arrange a confidential discussion with Louisa Barham or Fi Hindley who are handling this appointment:

Louisa Barham: 07770 928537 or

Fi Hindley: 07808 064166 or

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th June 2019, 10.00am 

Interviews will be held week commencing 17th June 2019, with the possibility of second round interviews taking place week commencing 24th June 2019.

Candidates should complete their application form electronically, together with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Father Simon Everson, which explains their reasons for applying. There is no need to submit a separate CV.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to RSAcademics at:

Farleigh School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo appropriate Child Protection Screening, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 10 June 2019 10.00am
  • Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 17th June 2019
  • Possible second round interviews may be held week commencing Monday 24th June 2019