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Rishworth School is located in a beautiful West Pennine valley with excellent commuter links. This successful, co-educational, day and boarding School for approximately 450 pupils between the ages of 3-18, requires a dynamic Head for September 2019 or earlier. Attracting pupils from the UK and across the world, this global dimension strengthens the learning ethos and diversity of the school.

This outstanding School has very good facilities and offers a wide range of educational opportunities for all pupils. The recent Independent School Inspection reported that teaching and learning are outstanding, and are at the heart of all activities at this friendly and caring school.

The new Head will be supported by an exceptionally committed teaching and non-teaching staff and Board of Governors. The successful candidate will have vision, drive and energy to move the school forward in the current climate, as it progresses towards its 300 year anniversary. The school has an excellent reputation for offering programmes that develop all pupils’ intellectual curiosity.

Full details may be obtained from the Clerk to the Governors, Ms Joanne Clague ( The latest date for applications is 4pm on Friday 21 September 2018.

Head of Learning Support

Required from January 2019.

The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of our SEN provision and will have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, vision, initiative and organisational ability as they continue to develop this already excellent department.

The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker who will be passionate and committed to the enrichment of the pupils’ learning experience and will show commitment and a willingness to take a full part in the broader life of the school.
Full details may be obtained from the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Sara Billington by emailing The last date for applications is Friday 28 September 2018.


Rishworth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Rishworth School, Rishworth,
Halifax, HX6 4QA
Tel: 01422 822 217
Charity no. 1115562