One of the leading UK independent schools for boys and girls aged 2-18 years, Millfield is distinctively different. From its foundation in 1935 through to the present day the school has inspired generations of children to immerse themselves in The Millfield Way to discover their unique brilliance. Set on a 240 acre campus in Somerset and educating over 1,300 students, the original principles the school was built upon are still prevalent today. Millfield has the resource and attitude to bring together key staff to provide an education and experience that honours the individual child at the centre.
The Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Spiritual Director is a new role and reports directly to the Headmaster. The post-holder will work closely with senior colleagues across the Senior and Prep school, ensuring a culture of spiritual curiosity and inclusion in the student and staff body, extending at times to the community. Responsibilities will include the provision of spiritual guidance to pupils of all faiths and none, leading worship, and promoting inter-faith work and dialogue. They will also lead on EDI initiatives across the School, developing an EDI strategy, policies and processes.
The successful candidate will bring evidence of significant spiritual leadership and community standing, as well as evidence of being involved in EDI initiatives. They should also have experience of working with young people from 2-18 years of age. With a calm, kind and engaging manner, this person will have superb communication skills. They will possess integrity and be empathetic and compassionate.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Millfield School on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference LBLCB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Wednesday 22nd November 2023.