Head of Junior School

Gordonstoun has been leading the way in character education for more than 80 years. Our uniquely broad curriculum provides a challenge in the classroom, on the sea and on the mountain, on the stage and on the sports field, and enables students to discover the truth in our motto – Plus Est En Vous – there is more in you.

Head of Junior School is required From January 2020 (a later start date will be considered for an exceptional candidate)

With its rich history, beautiful 200-acre wooded campus and reputation as the world leader in character education, Gordonstoun offers a truly distinctive educational experience. The popular Junior School has a full roll and is a warm and supportive learning environment where around a third of children are boarders.

The Head of Junior School is responsible for all areas of Junior School life and is a key member of the Gordonstoun Senior Leadership Team, contributing to the overall leadership and development of the school. S/he supports boarding life in a residential capacity, has a teaching timetable and is involved in delivering and supporting a wide range of activities in the school, as well as playing an important role in the local community.

Applicants should be sector experts in junior school education, be bursting with ideas about how to inspire and support pupils, and must demonstrate clear leadership credentials. Eligibility for GTCS registration is essential.

Please see the Applicant Information Pack for further details.

Candidates wishing to be considered for this post should complete the school’s application form along with a letter of application, addressed to the Headmaster, outlining why they feel they are a suitable candidate for this post. Applications should be emailed to recruitment@gordonstoun.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Gordonstoun, Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RF.

Download Application Form here

If you would like any further details, please contact the Recruitment Department at recruitment@gordonstoun.org.uk / 01343 837837

The closing date for applications is 1600hrs on 31 May 2019. Interviews will be held 20 & 21 June 2019.