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Head – Warwick School


The Governing Body and Principal of the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation seek a charismatic and energetic leader for Warwick School. Warwick School is located in the heart of the Midlands and provides a world class education for boys aged 11–18. The Head of Warwick School reports to the Principal of the Foundation, with the autonomy and responsibility for leading the school.

From the start of the Autumn Term 2021

The Governors and Principal seek a dynamic and inspirational leader with a track record of delivering academic excellence and a commitment to a genuinely holistic education. The successful candidate will be creative, open-minded, comfortable with managing change, and forward looking, with a 21st century vision for the School and its role within the Foundation and in the wider community.

Warwick is one of the oldest boys’ independent schools in the country with 990 pupils aged 11-18, including a boarding house of around 60. The school is located on a spacious and superbly equipped campus on the edge of the county town of Warwick, which it shares with King’s High, Warwick Preparatory School, and Warwick Junior School.

Warwick School enjoys a national reputation for the quality of the education that it offers and for the high standards of academic, sporting and artistic success achieved by its pupils. The school also benefits from working collegiately and collaboratively in the wider context of the Foundation as part of a centre of educational excellence in the heart of the Midlands.

Potential candidates wishing to discuss the post are invited to contact Michael Stephens on +44 (0)7834 520995 or

Closing date for applications – 10.00am on Tuesday 29th September 2020

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics together with a covering letter addressed to Mr Richard Nicholson, Principal of the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, which explains their reasons for applying for the post. There is no need to submit a separate CV.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to our Operations Manager (Leadership Appointments), Jonathan Barnes, at Jonathan can also be reached on 01858 383163.

Warwick Independent Schools Foundation 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 (DBS).

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Key Dates

  • Deadline for applications 29 September 2020 10:00am