Director of Studies at Port Regis, Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Port Regis SchoolShaftesbury, Dorset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Port Regis has its own salary scale, details of which will be discussed at interview
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Port Regis, a traditional 2-13 boarding and day prep school with outstanding facilities, seeks to appoint a Director of Studies to share the academic management of the school with the Senior Deputy Head.

Applications are encouraged from dedicated teachers, with sound administration skills, who may or may not currently hold a senior management position.

We have flexibility within the management structure of the school to tailor this post to suit the right candidate, for whom accommodation may be available as part of the package. Responsibilities will be drawn from the following main areas to suit the successful applicant’s experience, strengths and interests:

Staffing, Curriculum and Timetable

Liaison with Academic Departments

The Annual National Conference for Directors of Studies in British Prep Schools

Liaison with Governors

Exams, Scholarships and Senior School Transition


Port Regis has its own salary scale, details of which will be discussed at interview. Accommodation may be available for the right candidate.

Application Procedure 

If you feel you can meet the requirements of the post, and would like to apply, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

Please visit to complete the Application Form and submit it to Mrs Louisa Spicer, HR Manager together with a hand-written covering letter and a summary of your educational philosophy. 

Please also read the accompanying recruitment documents on our website. 

Closing date: Tuesday 16th January 2018.  Early applications encouraged.

Interviews: 19th & 20th January 2018 

Job location

More about Port Regis School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Motcombe Park, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1747 857800
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