Jill Tait-Harris

Assistant Principal (Pastoral & Welfare) 

As Assistant Principal, Jill Tait-Harris has led and managed the boarding and pastoral team at The Royal Ballet School for the last two and a half years. She is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead with responsibility for all Safeguarding and pastoral compliance. Prior to this appointment, Jill worked as the Head of the Food and Nutrition Department and as a House Mistress in a Sixth Form Boarding House at Millfield School in Somerset.

Jill also has 7 years of international experience as a Head of the Technology Faculty at the British School in the Netherlands, where she led the teaching of ICT, and all aspects of Design and Technology. In addition to working in the independent sector, Jill has taught Food Technology to Advanced Level in three comprehensive schools in the state sector. She has been responsible for implementing Healthy Schools Initiatives and leading Personal, Social and Health Education.