Godolphin was appointed headteacher of Godolphin in July 2013, having previously been deputy head at Sherborne Girls.
Founded in 1726, Godolphin accommodates girls from age three until eighteen.
Writing on the school's website, Hattersley said, 'It is simply a privilege to lead Godolphin. On a daily basis, I am struck by the ‘can do’ attitude of our students and the dedication of our staff.'
In June 2020, Hattersley appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and the role it has played in her career to date.