Sep 072019

Governors - Millfield School

Recruiter: Millfield School
Location: Street, Somerset BA16
Salary: Not Specified
Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Closes: 18 Sep 2019
Job Function: Governor
Industry: Education

Millfield is seeking new Governors with recent experience in the education sector. Applicants will be able to demonstrate successful leadership and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, energy and intellect. Candidates aspiring to lead the Education Committee after a short probationary period as a member of the Governing Body will be most welcome.

Millfield is one of the largest independent co-educational boarding schools in the UK with over 1,700 pupils, aged 2 to 18 years. Located on two campuses in mid-Somerset, the school has outstanding facilities and is recognised for its inclusive and diverse nature. Millfield’s Senior School appointed an exciting and visionary Headmaster in September 2018 and appointed candidates will work closely to support him, and the rest of the school’s leadership team, in delivering academic value for all pupils as part of the wider education offering.

The position is unremunerated, but expenses are paid. The time commitment is approximately ten days per annum.

To arrange an informal confidential discussion, please contact Rachel Summerhayes, Clerk to Governors on

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to

Closing date: Noon on 18th September 2019.

Applications will be considered by the Appointments Committee and shortlisted applicants will be asked to visit the school for an informal interview in early November 2019.

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS clearance.

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