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More about EHS - Founded in 1876, Edgbaston High School is one of the leading independent single-sex day schools in the West Midlands. The Senior School has approximately 500 pupils aged 11 - 18 years, including a Sixth Form of 112 students.  There are a further 450 pupils aged 2 ½  - 11 years in the Preparatory School and Westbourne, our Pre-Prep department. All departments sit on one 14 acre site next to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Continuity of education is a feature of EHS, but girls can join at all stages. The Headmistress is a member of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) and the GSA (Girls’ Schools Association).

Our Staff - Edgbaston High School is proud of its high academic standards, its unique and distinctive pastoral care, and the wealth of extra-curricular opportunities the school provides. Key to this success are the staff that work here. We employ a wide range of staff including Teachers, Administrative Staff, Finance, IT, Cleaners and Technicians.

Benefits - We offer challenging and stimulating career opportunities at EHS and we would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to join our team. Alongside a wonderful working environment and a friendly and committed team, all EHS staff benefit from the following excellent staff benefits:

•    Competitive salary.
•    Teacher Pension Scheme and highly attractive employer contribution rates for the Support Staff Pension Scheme.
•    Fee remission (pro rata for part time employees).
•    Lunch provided during term time.
•    Regular professional development opportunities.
•    Friendly and supportive staff who work together and share resources and ideas.
•    Outstanding and well-resourced facilities.
•    Free on-site parking.

School Aims - Our mission is to nurture confident, considerate and intellectually curious young women. In a stimulating and supportive environment, each girl, from our youngest to our most senior pupil, is recognised as an individual and is encouraged to explore and develop every facet of her abilities and talents so that she leaves EHS with the academic qualifications, core values and social skills that will enable her to succeed in an ever-changing world. Broadly, we aim to inspire a life-long passion for learning, to deliver education of the highest standard, to foster interests which will enrich each girl, to provide a caring pastoral system and to foster a strong sense of community.

The School attracts girls both from the immediate neighbourhood and all over the West Midlands. They come for the high academic standards, the lively programme of extra-curricular activities and for the individual attention and flexibility of approach.

The Council, which is the School's governing body, actively supports and encourages the work of the School. In the last six years over four million pounds have been spent on major development and refurbishment programmes. A major development to create a new Sixth Form Centre, Library, Reception area and Fitness Suite was completed in March 2011.

The Headmistress is a member of the Girls' Schools Association, the School of the Governing Bodies of the Girls' Schools Association and the Independent Schools Council.

Edgbaston High School 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 Criminal Records Bureau.

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