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Manchester High School for Girls

Head of the Preparatory Department

We are seeking to appoint a Head of the Preparatory Department at this highly successful independent school. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. The position is to start in September 2021 or January 2022. 

Manchester High School for Girls is one of the leading independent girls' day schools in the country. It is a selective, academic school and last summer's public examination results at both Advanced and GCSE level were excellent, placing the School amongst the top schools nationally.

This is an outstanding and exciting opportunity for an experienced and committed individual, with a commitment to promoting high levels of academic achievement and pastoral care, to lead the further development of our excellent educational provision in our Preparatory Department of this extremely successful school.

The starting salary will be in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Closing date: 9:00am on Thursday 22nd April 2021.

Interviews: Longlist interviews will take place via videoconference on Wednesday 28th April 2021. Short list interviews will take place at the School on Thursday 29th April 2021.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Registered Charity 1164323 Company Number 9665070.

Candidates should apply by submitting a fully completed application form and supporting letter addressed to the Head Mistress to

For any further information, please  email