Niamh Green to be head of Roedean School

Niamh Green will take on the role at Roedean School near Brighton in summer 2023

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Roedean School has announced the appointment of Niamh Green as head from the summer term 2023.

Mrs Green is currently deputy head of Mayfield School in East Sussex, but also served as Mayfield’s acting head throughout the last academic year (2021-22). Mrs Green has previously held a range of both academic and pastoral roles, including head of department and head of year at Woldingham School, housemistress at Sherborne Girls, and deputy head pastoral at Godolphin School.

Mrs Green has worked in all girls’ boarding and day schools for over twenty years, and is a strong advocate of all girls’ education.

A French and history graduate from University College Dublin with an MA in international relations from Sussex University, Mrs Green completed her PGCE at Cambridge University in French with German. She also has an MBA in educational leadership from UCL.

Vivien Smiley, chair of Roedean School Council, said: “We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Niamh Green as head of Roedean School from the summer term 2023.

“Roedean has grown significantly in the last ten years, outperforming the market on many measures and delivering its best results ever, and we are delighted that Niamh will build on these foundations to take Roedean forward.”

Mrs Green said: “I am honoured and privileged to have been appointed head of Roedean. Alongside its excellent reputation, I was enormously impressed by the commitment and enthusiasm of the staff and girls I met and am eager to meet the rest of the community.

“I very much look forward to leading Roedean in the next phase of its development, building on the excellent work and strong foundations laid by current head Oliver Blond.”