A leading independent Junior School for children aged 3 to 12, Loretto Junior School is “a small school with a big heart,” where children are nurtured to grow as unique individuals, to discover their talents and develop a love of learning. With 150 girls and boys, Loretto Junior School enjoys an enviable reputation as warm and friendly with a well-rounded approach to education. As part of Scotland’s oldest boarding school offering an all-through education, it benefits from a large and well-equipped campus whilst functioning as a standalone school where pupils can feel comfortable, secure and supported.
Loretto Junior School is now looking for an exceptional leader with a strong vision, excellent pastoral instincts and exemplary communications skills to be their new Head. Reporting to Dr Graham Hawley, Headmaster of the Senior School, the successful candidate will lead on the day-to-day running of the Junior School. The Head has key responsibilities in respect of the staff, the pupils and their parents and the general administration of the School.
The successful candidate will have the warmth, credibility and presence to secure the full engagement of all pupils, staff, parents and other stakeholders in the delivery of the School’s aims. In addition to a track record of successful teaching and leadership at senior management level, they will have the ability to market and promote the School effectively, through excellent communication to prospective and current parents and staff as well as the wider community. Candidates must be registered with or eligible for registration with GTC Scotland.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Loretto School on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference DAEAOB. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 2nd December 2022.