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St Leonards School is seeking an outstanding candidate to take up the role of Head, following on from the announcement that Dr Michael Carslaw, our current Headmaster, will retire next year. 

St Leonards is a leading HMC and IB World School situated in the heart of the vibrant, historic and cosmopolitan university town of St Andrews. Voted “Sunday Times Scottish Independent School of the Year” for 2019, St Leonards provides top quality boarding and day education for boys and girls aged 5-18. St Leonards is the only IB continuum school in Scotland with all four IB programmes, PYP, MYP, DP and CP. The ethos and approach to learning of the IB permeates all areas of school life, within and outside the classroom.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a great leader, utterly committed to making a real difference in improving young people’s learning, attainment, and wellbeing.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to St Leonards School on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference DLEB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Monday 12th October 2020.


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General Information for teaching vacancies:
To comply with new regulations under The Education (Scotland) Act 2016, all teachers who commence employment at any Scottish Independent School on or after 1 October 2017 must be registered with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS). Further information can be obtained from the
GTCS website.