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Chair of Governors, Chigwell School

Chigwell School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school offering a full and rich education for over 950 pupils between the ages of 4 and 18 in Essex, close to London. Founded in 1629, its mission is to be a learning community that aspires to excellence in every facet of its life and through its links with the wider community. Its motto is: aut viam inveniam aut faciam (find a way or make a way); Chigwell students are encouraged to develop a determined, independent spirit, taking responsibility for themselves, their relationships with others and the world around them. The School has grown significantly in recent years and has ambitious plans for its future. The school is now seeking a new Chair of its Governing Body.


Chigwell School is a charitable company and the Governors of the School are directors of the company and trustees. The Chair of Governors plays a key role in the business of the School. The Chair is responsible for the leadership of the Governing Body and for ensuring that it operates effectively and efficiently in carrying out its obligations. The Chair will play a crucial role in helping the School fulfil its mission in a challenging and highly competitive environment.


Candidate Pack


To apply, please send a full curriculum vitae detailing career and achievements, as well as a covering letter, to by Monday 19th November 2018.


For more information on the school, please visit the school website:

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