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HEAD – ABBOT’S HILL SCHOOL

HERTFORDSHIRE

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED

An exceptional individual is sought for this exciting opportunity for a dedicated and innovative head who will take a leading role in securing the vision for Abbot’s Hill’s future.

An exceptional individual is sought to succeed Mrs Elizabeth Thomas who is retiring at the end of December 2019 after seven years of outstanding leadership. Abbot’s Hill School is an independent girls’ day school situated in 76 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, with over 480 pupils aged from 4 to 16 and a day nursery for children aged 6 months to 4 years.

This position presents an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and innovative head who will take a leading role in securing the vision for Abbot’s Hill’s future. The Governors are seeking a warm, empathetic educationalist, who can identify strongly with the school’s values, is committed to ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning in all areas of the curriculum and will regard all pupils as individuals, ensuring that every opportunity is provided for the development of their skills. The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader and communicator, who is committed to the provision of excellent education and will inherit a thriving school, but with the opportunity to bring their own ambitious vision to its future direction.

To arrange a confidential discussion, please contact:

Helen Flower – helenflower@rsacademics.co.uk, 07921 587752

or

Charlotte Faber – charlottefaber@rsacademics.co.uk, 07769 740479

To Apply:

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically (available to download to the right hand side of this page). Please also submit a covering letter in support of your application form, which should be addressed to Janet Mark, Chairman of Governors.

Please email both documents as PDF files to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at: applications@rsacademics.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13th February 2019, 10.00am.

Abbot’s Hill 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

  • Closing date for applications 13 February 2019 10am
  • Preliminary interviews in London 25 February 2019 -26 February 2019
  • Longlist interviews 07 March 2019 -08 March 2019
  • Shortlist interviews 19 March 2019 -20 March 2019