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Director of External Relations

George Heriot's School , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 27/02/2019 at 12:00 pm

Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9EQ

Katie Jeffrey
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0131 229 7263

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Vacancy Description / Summary

Director of External Relations

Full Time; Permanent

From June 2019

The Governors and Principal of our highly successful school are seeking to appoint a new Director of External Relations following the retirement of Jo Easton after nearly 20 years of excellent service at the school.

Further details about the position and how to apply are available from the Jobs and Opportunities section of the Heriot’s website - Date for Applications is noon on Wednesday 27th February

Additional Information

Heriot’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

George Heriot’s Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

George Heriot’s School is governed by George Heriot’s Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463


About the School

Heriot's is a unique place - its historic building is a jewel in the crown of Scottish architecture, and it houses a School still firmly rooted in its charitable purpose, through its Foundaiton, through bursarial aid and through the outstanding Voluntary Service of its pupils.

Heriot's achieves excellent exam results: it has an unparalleled range of sports; it demonstrates both inclusiveness and excellence in its Music, Art and Drama. Most importantly, and over-arching all these things is our ethos, best summed up as 'Work hard. Be kind. Be happy.'

There is no doubt that Heriot's pupils, parents and staff subscribe to these important aspirations, ideas which are backed up by wonderful personal guidance and clear disciplinary guidelines.