Surbiton High School - Senior Vice Principal

Ref: 3814

Surbiton High School


Apply Now

Role Managed by:

Katie Kettle

Project Manager

t: 020 7340 6246


Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 05/11/2018

Formal Interview Date: 6th and 7th December 2018

Surbiton High School is embarking on an exciting new phase in its development. Mrs Rebecca Glover arrived as Principal in January this year, and the School has ambitious plans to build on its considerable existing strengths and further develop its position as a leading academic school which delights in the individual and inspires a life-long love of learning. Surbiton High School educates girls aged 4 to18 and boys aged 4 to 11 with a total pupil roll of 1,605.

The current Head of the Senior School, Mr Silas Edmonds, has been appointed as Head Teacher at Ewell Castle from January 2019 and the role has been reconfigured as Senior Vice-Principal. This is an interesting opportunity for an ambitious individual to contribute to the strategic development of an outstanding school as part of a highly collegiate Executive Leadership Team. The post-holder will be responsible for the leadership of the 1,082 strong Senior School, deputising for the Principal and leading on assessment, reporting and tracking. For individuals aspiring to headship, this post offers an excellent opportunity to develop as a leader in a highly successful, ambitious organisation.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader with the charisma and interpersonal skills to engage and inspire pupils, parents and staff. He or she will bring a track record of successful senior or middle leadership experience, strong organisational management skills and a collaborative style. High levels of ambition and integrity are essential, as is a passion for excellence and a genuine commitment to Surbiton High School’s aims and ethos.

To download the appointment details for this role, please visit quoting reference 3814. The deadline for applications is 0830hrs GMT on Monday 5th November 2018.

Surbiton High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Protecting your personal data is of the utmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interests’.  You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website