Principal for Tring Park School

Start DateSeptember 2023
Closing Date11th October 2022
The Governors of Tring Park School are seeking a new Principal from September 2023 on the retirement of Stefan Anderson who has given distinguished and outstanding service for 21 years.

Tring Park is an exceptional school with a unique mission. It is the only performing arts school in the UK offering a fully balanced dual curriculum. It has a national reputation for outstanding vocational training in the major aspects of performance, with students going on to successful and rewarding careers in dance, drama, music and musical theatre. Students are also fully equipped to progress to an academic degree course at one of the UK’s leading universities.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a new Principal who is drawn to the special ethos of this exceptional school and its unique educational experience. They will have the personal skills to communicate this vision clearly and passionately to all stakeholders.

About the role

The successful candidate will be an inspirational educational leader with a love of and involvement with the performing arts. They will have the experience and capability to position Tring Park as the first-choice destination for pupils looking for both a professional training in the performing arts and a first-class academic education. The ability to motivate, delegate and empower will be vital, together with the necessary business acumen and knowledge of effective marketing to ensure that the school remains in high demand and a profitable enterprise.

  • The deadline for the receipt of applications is Tuesday 11th October 2022 at 10am.
  • Preliminary interviews will be held on Teams on the 17th and 18th October 2022.
  • Long list interviews will be held at Tring Park School with the school’s selection panel on the 1st and 2nd November 2022.
  • Final interviews with the school’s selection panel will be held at Tring Park School on the 10th and 11th November 2022.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics by email for an initial confidential conversation. For more information, please visit the RSAcademics website. All enquiries and communications should be sent to RSAcademics. Please do not apply directly to the school.

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