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Head – Truro School


The Governors of Truro School invite applications for the post of Head to succeed Mr Andrew Gordon-Brown who, after seven successful years, will be leaving to become Headmaster of Kingswood School in Bath.

Required for September 2020

HMC co-ed Secondary School and Prep. 1000 pupils, 3 to 18.

Member of MIST

Proud of its Cornish roots and its Methodist heritage, Truro School, founded in 1880, is one of the leading schools in the South West. This is an interesting and exciting opportunity to lead and further develop this inclusive, well-resourced and much respected school.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss this post are invited to arrange a confidential discussion with one of the consultants handling this appointment:

Helen Flower – 07921 587752 or

Simon Eliot – 07528 249996 or

The closing date for applications is 10.00am on Friday 4th October 2019

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with covering letter, addressed to Mr Richard Thomas, Chairman of the Selection Panel, which explains their reasons for applying.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to our Operations Manager (Leadership Appointments), Jonathan Barnes, at:

Truro School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; successful candidates will be subject to a DBS and other statutory checks.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 04 October 2019 10.00am
  • Preliminary interviews with RSAcademics via Zoom 17 October 2019 -18 October 2019
  • Long list interviews 05 November 2019 -06 November 2019
  • Short list interviews 14 November 2019 -15 November 2019