We have a number of opportunities in the pipeline as well as those listed below. If you are looking to transfer and are seeking a fresh challenge, we would love to hear from you


CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - Astrum Education Group

Astrum Education Group is seeking to recruit a first-class Chief Operating Officer (COO) for April 2020, or earlier by arrangement. Based in central London, this is a new appointment is directly answerable to the Governors, working alongside and in support of the Head and Principal, to play a vital role in shaping the future development of the business. The successful candidate must be to able deliver solutions for the complex organisational demands of this evolving independent school group, as they lead the bursary department in the financial management of the two schools.

Further Information Application Form Job Prospectus

Closing Date: Tuesday 15th October


ADMISSIONS REGISTRAR - Astrum Education Group

We are seeking an ambitious proven or aspiring Admissions Registrar to lead an admissions, marketing, sales, and communications team. This is an exciting and significant role commencing in January 2020, or earlier by arrangement. Previous experience in school admissions within independent schools and overseas pupil recruitment is desirable, but not a requirement.

Further Information Application Form Job Prospectus

Closing Date: Tuesday 8th October


Astrum Education

Strategic planning and business development

We are delighted to be working with Astrum Education in London, supporting their management team and board with strategic planning and business development.


HEAD TEACHER - Stafford Grammar School


We are pleased to announce that the Governors have appointed Mr Lee Thomas as Head of Stafford Grammar School from September 2019. He is currently Head of the Senior School and knows the whole school extremely well. He has an English MA/BA from Oxford (Somerville College) and an MSc in Educational Leadership and Management. He is an excellent appointment.


PRINCIPAL – Canary Wharf College (Crossharbour)


We are pleased to announce Mr Duncan Hewson as the new Principal of Canary Wharf College Crossharbour from September 2019. Duncan joins Canary Wharf from The Royal School Haslemere where he was the Director of Personal Development and Head of Senior Boys. He comes with extensive experience in education and the charity sector. He was appointed from an extremely strong field of candidates.

HEAD – Thorpe House School


We are pleased to announce Mr Nicholas Pietrek as the new Headmaster of Thorpe House School from September. He will be moving from Birkdale School, where he is Deputy Head. During his time there, he has been Acting Head and completed his Masters in Educational Leadership and Management at Nottingham University. He was appointed from a strong and extensive list of applicants and will be a significant asset to the school.

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HEAD - Clayesmore Preparatory School - Dorset

appointment made

We are delighted to announce that Jonathon Anderson has been appointed as Head of Clayesmore Prep from January 2020. Jonathon is currently Deputy Head at Westbourne House Prep School in Chichester where he has been for 8 years. During his time there, Jonathon has been a boarding housemaster and Director of Studies as well. He will be joining Clayesmore along with his wife, Hester, formerly a teacher of A Level RS and Philosophy, and Head of Pre-Prep at Exeter Cathedral School.

HEAD - Leehurst Swan School - Salisbury

Appointment made

We are pleased to announce that from September 2019 the new Head of Leehurst Swan will be Mr Terence Ayres, currently the Head of Thorpe House School in Gerrards Cross.