The Governors are seeking an outstanding Head for Old Buckenham Hall School in September 2018 (or possibly January 2019) for this leading IAPS co-ed day and boarding school near Ipswich.

Job Details

Contract Term : Permanent

Salary : Competitive

Contract Type : Full Time

The Governors of Old Buckenham Hall School (OBH) invite applications for the post of Head in September 2018 (or possibly January 2019), in succession to Mr Tom O’Sullivan. The successful candidate will be an exceptional natural leader with a proven track record in education, capable of leading the school with its strong family ethos and building on its current success.

OBH is an exceptional independent co-educational prep school, with almost 200 day and boarding pupils aged 3 to 13.  Set in 74 stunning acres of parkland near the flourishing towns of Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, the school was named as runner-up in Tatler magazine’s Leading UK Prep Schools competition in September 2017.

Academic excellence, superb pastoral care and an inspiring curriculum form the cornerstones of the outstanding education we offer.

OBH has an enviable heritage and sends boys and girls on to the leading senior schools across the country. It now seeks a unique individual to take the school into its next chapter.

Once completed, your application should be sent to Mrs Sally-Ann Angel at The final deadline for acceptance of applications is noon on Wednesday 17th January.

Headship Brief

Application form

Application form (Word)

Domestic Staff Required


Various shifts available

For more details, please call Mrs Janice Pryke

(House Keeper) on 01449 740252

We are committed to safeguarding children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete Disclosure Application Forms which means providing criminal conviction information.