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head·ship

 (hĕd′shĭp′)
n.
1. The position or office of a head or leader; primacy or command.
2. Chiefly British The position of a headmaster or headmistress.

headship

(ˈhɛdʃɪp)
n
1. the position or state of being a leader; command; leadership
2. (Education) education Brit the position of head teacher of a school

head•ship

(ˈhɛd ʃɪp)

n.
the position of head or chief.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headship - the position of headmaster or headmistress
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
headmastership - the position of headmaster
headmistressship - the position of headmistress
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.headship - the position of head
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

headship

[ˈhedʃɪp] N (gen) → dirección f; [of school] → puesto m de director(a)

headship

[ˈhɛdʃɪp] n [school, college, department] → poste m de directeurhead start head-start n (= advantage) to have a head start (in competition, career)être avantagé(e) dès le départ; (in race)être avantagé(e) dès le départ
to have a head start over sb (in competition, career)avoir une longueur d'avance sur qn
to give sb a head start (in life, career, competition)donner à qn une longueur d'avance
References in classic literature ?
Anne had no Uppercross Hall before her, no landed estate, no headship of a family; and if they could but keep Captain Wentworth from being made a baronet, she would not change situations with Anne.
To break away from the Church, to doubt the headship of the Pope, seemed to him such wickedness that he hated the Reformers and wrote against them.
Dictionary,' in successive enlargements, ultimately, though not until after Johnson's death, became the standard, and it gave him at once the definite headship of English literary life.
The workers under the headship of city president, Mohammad Imran took out a rally to celebrate the win of Ayaz Sadiq in NA-122.
To understand the implications of changing demographics, we forecast the number of households, using the Census Bureau's population projections and existing (2014) age-, sex-and race/ethnicity-specific headship rates, which are at extremely low levels relative to the last 20 years.
My first Headship was in Middlesbrough and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there.
While undertaking her headship qualication, she was a leading teacher for numeracy with Coventry Local Education Authority.
A threemember bench has been formed under the headship of Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk, Justice Ameer Haani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Chaudhry.
Cambridge University's Faculty of Education head, Professor Peter Gronn, says the high number of proficiencies - 155 in total - that aspiring heads have to fulfil when applying for a school headship is too burdensome.
The survey says: "In a controlled world where access to headship is governed by the successful completion of the National Professional Qualification for Headship qualification something is seriously wrong when the equivalent of 40 per cent of posts require re-advertisement because they are not filled during that recruitment round.
I was looking for a new challenge and a headship," Ullman said.
BC2 10pm (Not NI) It's World Book Day at Val's (Dawn French, above) school, which is an opportunity to further her deputy headship campaign.