Pastoral Assistant Vacancy

We have a team of highly trained, key members of staff available for every child or young person at the School. Their primary commitment is to support the well-being of children or young people in their care, ensuring that each child thrives and is supported to fulfil his or her potential. This is a key role in the Pastoral team who all work together to ensure the best possible, coordinated pastoral care is provided to children and young people. The international aspect of the work will include providing administrative support to all incoming and outgoing exchanges including overseas projects.

Role description:

• To provide a comprehensive, confidential administrative support service to the Pastoral Department where directed

• To provide administrative support to the International Coordinator in respect of Round Square International Conferences; Incoming and Outgoing Student Exchanges and Overseas Projects

The post holder should have excellent IT skills including proficiency in all MS Office applications, excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record of strong working relationships with colleagues and external contacts. A positive and proactive attitude to manage a high volume of work is also essential as is being calm and flexible with a ‘can do’ approach.

The post is "term time plus" and part time (25 hours (paid) a week. There is some flexibility in the working pattern. Some evening and Saturday work may be required.

Recruitment process

Applicants are invited to complete an operational application form. CVs will only be accepted as supporting documentation.

Application Forms for Operational positions can be downloaded here

The job description and person specification is available here.

Child Protection

All employees of Gordonstoun are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons and must adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child protection Policies.

For any other queries, please email the Recruitment team at or call the School on 01343 837837 and ask for Recruitment.