Director of Academic Systems

Boys (11- 18)
Girls (11- 18)
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
The Royal Hospital School

The Royal Hospital School is seeking a dynamic and highly skilled leader with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to think creatively and strategically, to take responsibility for the School’s key academic processes.

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy starting in September 2021


The Royal Hospital School is seeking applications from dynamic, imaginative and highly skilled leaders to join the School’s Senior Management Team.

The Director of Academic Systems will be responsible for the smooth running of the School’s key academic processes including responsibility for the School’s Management Information Systems, the deployment of teaching staff within the timetable, internal examinations and reporting. The successful appointee will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a strong academic vision, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to think creatively and strategically.

The Royal Hospital School is one of East Anglia’s leading Boarding and Day Schools, and as an EdTech 50 school is at the forefront of digital education. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Suffolk coast, and just over 1 hour from London by train, the Royal Hospital School is an outstanding place to work and live.

It is a requirement of the role to live on site for the better performance of the Director of Academic Systems’ duties.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications: Monday 30 November 2020 12 noon

Interviews will be held: 8/9 December

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: Suffolk
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 30 November 2020
  • Salary: RHS Own Salary Scale


School Details

  • Boys' Boarding: 220 (11- 18)
  • Girls' Boarding: 170 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 690 (200 in Sixth Form)