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Assistant Head

  • Somerset

  • Millfield Prep School

  • Full-time


Millfield Prep School are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head.


The successful candidate will be a dynamic, committed, professional, creative, strategic, highly organised leader with a good sense of humour. They will need to possess excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work in a team, not be afraid to work hard and understand the need for diplomacy and confidentiality. The candidate will also need to be an excellent teacher.

Millfield Prep School is an independent day and boarding school affiliated to the IAPS.

There are approximately 455 pupils aged from 2 – 13 years with a Pre-school, Pre-prep and Junior Department (Yr 3-6) and Senior Department (Yr 7 & 8). There are 120 boarders and five boarding houses. Approximately 90% of pupils go on to the Senior School. Day pupils come in from a wide catchment area of about a 20-mile radius.

The school enjoys an excellent reputation both locally, nationally and internationally.

Facilities are excellent including a purpose built sports hall, pavilion, astroturf, swimming pool, squash courts, equestrian centre, netball and tennis courts (including all-weather bubble) and sports pitches in 120 acres of ground. There is also a Recital Hall, Junior Hall and Assembly Hall. There is a Master plan for further development to include a science block, dance studio, a second astroturf and indoor school for the equestrian centre. The school has excellent IT resources.

Millfield Prep School is a boarding school and as such places a great deal of emphasis on extra-curricular activities during the week and at weekends. A wide variety of clubs and activities (approximately 150) are available throughout the school.

Longlist interviews will be 3-5 February and the shortlist interviews will be 10-12 February. Early applications are welcome.


Further Information

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Millfield Prep School

Edgarley Hall, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8LD

  • 183 Day Boys (2-13)
  • 73 Boarding Boys (7-13)
  • 152 Day Girls (2-13)
  • 49 Boarding Girls (7-13)

01458 832446

Closing Date: 27 January 2020

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