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Head – Witham Hall Preparatory School

Bourne, Lincolnshire


The Chairman and Governors of Witham Hall invite applications for the post of Head (for September 2020) to succeed Mr Charles Welch following eleven years of highly successful leadership.

Standing within stunning landscaped grounds, Witham Hall provides an excellent, balanced education with outstanding facilities, for day-pupils and boarders aged from 4-13. The school believes in academic excellence for all with an emphasis on enjoyment and enthusiasm in the classroom, within a broad co-curricular environment, underpinned by first-class pastoral care.

The Governors seek a highly qualified individual to provide outstanding, motivational leadership of the school, building on past successes whilst leading the school forwards into the next exciting phase.

A competitive remuneration package is offered, including a spacious and attractive four bedroom house on the school site.

To arrange a confidential conversation about the role please contact:

Angela Short: or 07786 134195

Mark Johnson: or 07774 218472

Further details about the role and an application form are available on the right-hand side of this page.

To apply:

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with their covering letter, addressed to Jeremy Sharman, Chair of Governors, which explains their reasons for applying.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (as PDF files please) to our Head of Operations (Leadership Appointments), Alice Matcham, at:

Deadline for applications: 10:00am on Friday 11th October 2019

Witham Hall Preparatory School 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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Key Dates

  • Deadline for applications 11 October 2019 10am
  • Preliminary interviews 22 October 2019 -23 October 2019
  • Long-list interviews 04 November 2019 -05 November 2019
  • Short-list interviews 14 November 2019 -15 November 2019