Located on the border between North-East London and Essex and backing on to Epping Forest, Bancroft’s is a co-educational independent day school for around 1200 pupils from 7 to 18. Alongside outstanding academic outcomes, Bancroft’s holistic approach provides a broad education, that guides pupils to take full advantage of the huge range of different opportunities on offer at the school. Pupils are encouraged to challenge themselves and learn by taking part wholeheartedly in school life. A warm, forward-looking and modern school, Bancroft’s is a centre of excellence for the twenty-first century.
The Governors are now seeking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational and enthusiastic leader who has the strategic skill set to lead Bancroft’s through the next chapter in its history. Our new Head will inherit a thriving school, immersed in the local community and the rich diversity that it offers. The successful candidate will embrace working collaboratively with the Governors and SLT to navigate through the difficult political, economic and social challenges which lie ahead for the independent school sector in order to ensure the school’s long-term potential is fulfilled.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding educational leader with proven academic credibility and strong communication skills to give confidence to governors and inspire staff to deliver the rounded educational framework demanded by the students in our local community. With senior educational leadership experience in a sizable and complex school, you will bring a track record of driving academic performance, strategic thinking and delivery, as well as effective stakeholder management.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Bancroft’s School on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference LAPGB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 2nd November 2023.