Headfort School is the only preparatory day and boarding school in Ireland; it has a strong academic record and prides itself in preparing children for the top schools in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

The school enjoys an enviable reputation for its pastoral care; Headfort children are easily recognised for their individuality.

Set in a magical estate, just 45 minutes from Dublin, the impressive listed house is home to around 113 children, aged between 3 and 13. Its small size allows for a happy, creative environment where children learn the educational fundamentals and values that will nourish them for the rest of their lives.

Headfort School is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

The School is a registered Charity in Ireland, No. CHY 6388

Please apply to recruitment@headfort.com


The Governors of Headfort School, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland seek an inspirational and energetic Head to lead this unique school.

The vacancy exists for September 2019.

Closing date December 15th 2018.

Interviews will be held for selected candidates in January 2019.

Related Documents:
Information For Candidates
Application Form
Duties And Responsibilities
Candidate Profile

Gap Year Student

Headfort School, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland seeks energetic gap year students.

You will be expected to throw yourself into all aspects of school life and be positive, helpful and friendly to the staff and students you are working with. We welcome all the skill sets you will bring, be that in sports, music, art, drama or academically.

Your role may involve some of the following; supervising the pupils with their homework, assisting them in their boarding house, helping teachers in the classroom and organising extra-curricular activities.

Accommodation and all meals will be provided.

The vacancy exists for January to June 2019 and September – December 2019.