Founded in 1598, Aylesbury Grammar School (AGS) enjoys a reputation as one of the leading state selective schools in the country having been consistently rated 'outstanding’. The vision is to provide an exceptional education for its students, rich in opportunities within an inspiring and supportive environment.
With approximately 1300 boys attending, the school has high academic standards, excellent examination results with almost all boys progressing to University. Additionally, AGS offers a huge range of extra-curricular experiences, the extent of which is exemplary in the state sector. The school currently enjoys an excellent relationship with the town’s girls’ Grammar school situated next door and regularly combines in joint initiatives.
The school is currently looking to employ a Resources Director to assist in the school’s ambitious development initiatives. Reporting into the Headmaster the role has functional responsibility for the non-teaching aspects of the school. The key responsibilities of the role include:
- Income generation
- Facilities and premises
- Health and Safety
- Non - educational risk management
The ideal candidate should demonstrate a successful career in the education or commercial world; additionally the candidate will be an outstanding communicator, both written and oral. The ability to inspire all stakeholders will be essential and assessment of this skill will be a pivotal part of the selection process. Organisational skills are important but these will need to be complemented by creativity, flexibility, and a passion for making a difference. The individual must share the ambition to turn an already outstanding school into one that offers world class provision.