Connaught Education
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Headteacher - Independent Prep School
Location: North West London
Start Date: September 2017
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 pa

We are working with a fast developing Schools Group who are now looking for a new headteacher for one of their Prep Schools based in North West of London.

The school has strong academic delivery and it is supported by a warmth and interest in the children and the parents.
Their Nursery and Reception provide a stimulating environment nurturing independence of spirit which will serve the children well, not just now but for the rest of their life. In the mainstream of the school (Key Stages 1 & 2) teachers provide increased structure, expectation and challenge which sits readily with our belief that children learn best when they are happy, and therefore happy to learn.

The successful candidate will look after another small school within the area alongside with this one.

We are looking for a an ambitious Headteacher, with previous experience in a Headship role, or a Deputy Head who is looking for their first headship.
*Be a qualified and experienced teacher with relevant management experience in a Prep School and a proven track record as a successful leader
*Have passionate commitment to the academic, personal and social development of pupils
*Be fully aware of safeguarding requirements
*Lead by example, have an open and participative style, an inclusive and empowering approach to management, engender team spirit and deal sensitively with conflict.
*Thrive on challenge and innovation
*Demonstrate sound judgement in the development and recruitment of staff
*Have an understanding of the School's financial environment as a non-maintained school
*Ability to plan and think strategically
*Able to market and represent the school effectively
*Be a competent IT user for communication and management purposes

To apply for this School Headship vacancy, please send your up-to-date CV to Livia at Connaught Education:

The school reserves the right to appoint before the advertisement deadline and requires all applicants to complete documentation to support their application.

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.