Posted on Dec 19, 2018 by MICKLEFIELD SCHOOL
The Governors of Micklefield School, Reigate, Surrey, are seeking to appoint a new Head for our thriving preparatory school for September 2019 on the retirement of Mrs Lyn Rose, Headmistress since 2006.
Founded in 1910, Micklefield is a leading non-selective independent preparatory day school for boys and girls aged from 2 years 9 months to 11 years. The school provides excellent facilities in the town for up to 298 pupils. Children are prepared for entrance examinations and scholarships for entry into a range of senior schools in the maintained and independent sectors. Every year, Micklefield School pupils gain places at highly regarded local selective senior schools and a significant proportion of its pupils have the honour of being awarded academic, sport, music or art scholarships.
With a proven background of leadership and senior management, preferably in the Preparatory/Primary school sector, the successful candidate will show warmth, confidence and good communication skills. Compassion and empathy will be key attributes, along with an approachability to pupils, parents and staff alike. Micklefield School is looking for a fair, kind and enthusiastic Head. There are exciting opportunities to build upon the excellent legacy of the present Head and the many successes enjoyed in recent years, whilst preserving and embracing the school's family ethos.
The new Head will take over a financially sound school that continues to invest in its development.
Remuneration will be commensurate with the seniority of the post and the experience of the successful candidate. Information for candidates can be found here with the application form below.
Closing date: Friday 11 th January 2019 at 12 noon.
Micklefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).