The successful candidate will be an experienced and well-qualified teacher who holds an appropriate degree and a professional teaching qualification, is registered with SACE, has experience at senior management level, and is energetic and creative with drive and initiative. Previous experience in Independent Education and a boys’ school environment is an advantage. Experience in a Preparatory School is essential.

Applicants currently in a senior role are particularly invited to apply.

The Principal will report to the Executive Headmaster and is responsible for the implementation of the strategic vision for the Prep School, for staff appointments, for the Prep budget and for the well-being of the pupils and staff, with a view of growing Clifton Prep School into the future.

A detailed CV, along with a covering letter and the contact details of three referees, should be emailed to Please ensure that the email identifies the position for which the application is intended.

The closing date for applications is 22 November 2019, although we reserve the right to pursue applications as soon as they are received.

Clifton School reserves the right not to make an appointment. The successful candidate’s appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and clearance against the Child Protection and Sexual Offenders Registers.

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