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Salary: Competitive

Required for 1 September 2022

The Trustees of The Mountbatten School are seeking to appoint an exceptional, highly aspirational, creative leader with vision, drive and a strong proven track record of school improvement.

Our motto is: we care, we respect, we achieve; a philosophy woven into everyday life at The Mountbatten School. It is hugely successful, oversubscribed, with a roll of nearly 1450. Ours is a 21st century school built on traditional values, delivering a contemporary and dynamic curriculum. Outcomes at KS4 are consistently above national averages. Set in 40 stunning acres, it is a beautiful learning environment and a school to be proud of. As an international school, our students’ learning is rich in cultural diversity and global context.

The sports ethos focuses on personal health, fitness and well-being, in addition to encouraging sports competition and promoting team spirit.

Our music academy adds a further dimension to the cultural life of our school with a high proportion of students taking part in extra-curricular music activities.

You are encouraged to visit the school between 13:30-15.30 on 12 January 2022 or 09:00-11:00 on 14 January 2022. Please call Beverly Ward, Head of HR, on 01794 510243 or email to make an appointment.

If you would like an informal discussion with the CEO, Mrs Heather McIlroy, please contact her via her PA, Sue Willis, on 01794 502502.

This appointment is supported by ASCL’s Leadership Appointment Service. If you feel this opportunity is for you and would like an informal confidential conversation about the post, please contact Tim at ASCL Leadership Appointment Service on 07824 900979 or email for further information.

Closing Date:                    Noon Monday 24 January 2022

Interview Dates:               27 and 28 January 2022

CVs will not be accepted

The Mountbatten School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. All our recruitment and selection practices reflect this and successful applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Checks along with other relevant employment checks.