Rector of Dollar Academy, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

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Dollar AcademyDollar, Clackmannanshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Fully co-educational day and boarding school for 5-18 since 1818.

The Governors of Dollar Academy Trust invite applications for the post of Rector. 

This is a unique opportunity for a visionary leader to build on the successes of this sector-leading school and maintain its position at the forefront of Scottish education, adapting and responding to a rapidly changing social, political and educational environment.

The school has flourished under its current excellent leadership; pupil numbers and academic results are at a record high, and it is fitting that in its bicentenary year the school was named Sunday Times Scottish Independent Secondary School of the Year 2018.

Dollar provides an outstanding all-round educational experience for pupils in a supportive and nurturing environment, and the Governors are seeking to appoint an individual who can not only sustain, but develop this, and who demonstrates a willingness to embrace and lead innovation, to ensure that our educational offering continues to be relevant and empowering to young people in a fast-changing world.

You will be an energetic, team-focused leader, with first-class strategic skills, strong intellectual abilities and a substantial track record of senior leadership. You will work with a high calibre and committed senior leadership team and engage the entire school community in the continued pursuit of excellence.

Dollar Academy has engaged FWB Park Brown as advisers on this appointment; for further details about the appointment please download the candidate information brochure via or contact Judy Wagner via

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 19th December 2018 with interviews to take place around mid-January 2019.

Dollar Academy, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, FK14 7DU | Dollar Academy is a registered Scottish Charity No.SC009888

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More about Dollar Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14 7DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1259 742511
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Dollar Academy was founded in 1818 as the UK’s first co-educational day and boarding school and has been at the heart of Scotland’s educational development for 200 years. The school is the Sunday Times Scottish Independent School of the Year 2018.