Head of Junior School

Ref: 7162

Putney High School GDST


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Role coordinated by:

Lucy McLaughlin

Associate Consultant

t: +44(0) 20 3928 7377

e: Lucy.McLaughlin@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 29/02/2024

One of the leading independent girls’ schools in the UK, Putney High School’s unique brand of modern scholarship provides an outstanding education that is bold, broad and relevant. The School enjoys a strong reputation for academic excellence and expert pastoral care, whilst also being down-to-earth, innovative and unashamedly ambitious. As the largest member of the Girls’ Day School Trust, Putney High School has been leading the way in girls’ education since 1893 and today provides a happy and progressive environment for more than 1000 pupils aged between 4 and 18 years.

The role presents an exciting opportunity to work with the ambitious new Head, Jo Sharrock, to shape the future of one of the UK’s most pioneering and successful schools. The Head of Junior School will deliver a vision to maintain the Junior School’s position as a market leader offering a truly world-class education for girls.

The successful candidate will be an inspiring leader with energy, vision and drive. Collaborative, creative and dynamic, the next Head of Junior School will be a highly visible leader, with the strength of intellect, communication skills and gravitas to work well with pupils, staff and parents. A passionate believer in girls’ education, the ideal candidate will be a first-class ambassador for the Putney High School community.

 The closing date for applications is 08:30 GMT on Thursday 29 February 2024.

Putney 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.

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