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Junior School Head Teacher – Withington Girls’ School



This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Junior School (Years 3-6) of a prestigious and highly-regarded girls’ school.

Required for September 2019

Leading the way in girls’ education……

RSAcademics are delighted to be assisting the Governors of Withington Girls’ School with the appointment of their next Head of the Junior School, ideally from September 2019, on the retirement of Mrs Kathryn Burrows after fourteen years of outstanding leadership and service to the School.

Withington Girls’ School is a leading academically selective school, located in Fallowfield, Manchester. It aims to provide excellent all-round education for all its pupils, aged 7-18, that encompasses a breadth of opportunities in a lively, happy and caring environment.

The Head of the Junior School is a member of the Senior Leadership Team of the School consisting of the Headmistress, Deputy Head, Director of Studies, Assistant Head and Bursar.

Applications are invited from highly qualified candidates with a strong track record of leadership and management experience, including the strategic vision to lead an exceptional junior staff team and to promote further development of this outstanding school.

To find out more about this role please contact:

Jenny Funnell: or 07941 221172

Charlotte Faber: or 07769 740479.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 5th February 2019, 10.00am

Preliminary interviews will take place in Manchester on Friday 15th February or in London on Monday 18th February 2019.

Final interviews will take place at the School on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019. Candidates would be required to attend both dates.

Candidates should submit their application form to RSAcademics, together with a covering letter (both as PDF files please) to: Please address your letter to Mrs Sarah Haslam, Headmistress, Withington Girls’ School.

Withington Girls’ 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.


About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 05 February 2019 10am
  • Preliminary interviews in Manchester 15 February 2019
  • Preliminary interviews in London 18 February 2019
  • Final interviews will take place at the School on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019