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Ripley Court School Headteacher

  • Surrey

  • Ripley Court School

  • Competitive package

  • Full-time


This position has arisen following the retirement of the previous Headteacher who led the school over the last 18 years.


Ripley Court School is a popular, independent, co-educational preparatory school for 3-13 year olds set in 19 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside including extensive playing fields and a Forest School.

The school celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2018. This year represents an exciting time for the school following the merger with Reed’s School in November 2019.

The governors are now looking to appoint a Headteacher who will:

• Lead the school through a period of change in a rapidly-shifting educational landscape.

• Build on and extend the school’s reputation for providing a well-rounded education and exceptional care for every pupil.

• Develop the opportunities provided by the merger with Reed’s School to improve areas of the school as well as share expertise, facilities and resources.

Full details, including a Job Description and Person Specification, are contained in the Candidate Information Brochure. Please email to request the full application pack.

A competitive package will be negotiated with the preferred candidate, dependent on his/her knowledge, skills and experience.

The deadline for receipt of applications will be midday on Friday 17th January 2020, with interviews being held during the week commencing 27th January 2020.

Reed’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at Ripley Court School. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Further Information


Ripley Court School

Rose Lane, Ripley, Surrey, GU23 6NE

  • 117 Day Boys (3-13)
  • 94 Day Girls (3-13)


Closing Date: 17 January 2020

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