Head

Ref: 4031

Sevenoaks School

UK

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Role Managed by:

Diana Stewart-Brown

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6231

e: Diana.Stewart-Brown@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 25/04/2019

Sevenoaks School is a leader in education and innovation. The first UK HMC school to fully adopt the IB, Sevenoaks has long been a pioneering institution operating at the forefront of educational excellence. A world-class, co-educational school, Sevenoaks provides an exceptional education for c.1,100 day and boarding students from over 40 countries, developing independent, intellectually curious and compassionate global citizens.

The Governing Body now seek an inspirational and visionary leader to succeed Dr Katy Ricks after 17 years of outstanding service. One of the most exciting and rewarding leadership challenges in global education, this is an exceptional opportunity to further develop Sevenoaks as an agenda-setting school, and an influential educational voice on a local, national and international stage.

The new Head will have a strong track record of successful senior leadership, and the wisdom, clarity of vision and strategic capabilities to shape the development of a world-leading IB school. An original thinker with the intellect and emotional intelligence to inspire the Sevenoaks community, the successful candidate will have the gravitas and authenticity to engage multiple stakeholders at home and abroad. Outstanding communication skills are essential, as is a love of learning and genuine commitment to liberal internationalism, scholarship, service and global engagement.

Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

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