Appointments Vacancies

Head – Parkside School

Cobham, Surrey


The Governors of Parkside School are seeking to appoint a new Head for this thriving preparatory school for September 2019.

Start date September 2019

Parkside is a leading independent preparatory day school for boys, situated in a magnificent and spacious site near Cobham in Surrey. The school provides outstanding facilities and a challenging, positive and secure environment for about 300 pupils aged 3 to13 (including a co-educational Nursery). Parkside School enjoys an excellent reputation for the strength of its academic provision within a family environment which equips well-rounded pupils to be active citizens of a global 21st century.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader to build on strong foundations and drive the school forward through a collaborative and modern educational vision. A highly-competitive remuneration package including family accommodation is available, commensurate with the seniority of the post and the experience of the successful candidate.

If you have had experience of leading and inspiring others, and a strong track record of teaching in a preparatory school, then this is a position to stretch and stimulate you.

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics to arrange a confidential discussion about the role:

Angela Short: or call her on 07786 134195

Alan Laurent: or call him on 07740 190284

The deadline for receipt of applications is 10.00am, Tuesday 13th November 2018.

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with a short covering letter addressed to the Chairman of Governors, Mr Robin Southwell, which explains their reasons for applying. Please email these two documents, in PDF format, to Jonathan Barnes at RSAcademics at:

Parkside School is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.


About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 13 November 2018 10am
  • Preliminary interviews in Central London 20 November 2018 -21 November 2018
  • Long list interviews 28 November 2018 -29 November 2018
  • Short list interviews 05 December 2018 -06 December 2018