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Job details
Employer ESMS - The Mary Erskine School
Location Edinburgh
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


Following the appointment of Mrs Linda Moule to the position of Principal of the Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, we require a Head of The Mary Erskine School Senior School from August 2018.

This is an unusually responsible role.  The Mary Erskine School and Stewart’s Melville College are ‘twinned’ in a unique arrangement involving a shared Junior School of 1200 boys and girls and administered by the same Governing Council and Principal.  The Head of The Mary Erskine School Senior School works closely with the Principal and is directly responsible to her for the day-to-day management of the school.  This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced and ambitious leader to exercise management skills in an extremely challenging post.  Applicants should be registered, or eligible for registration, with the GTC Scotland.  Salary will be commensurate with responsibilities and experience.

A letter of application, addressed to the Principal, enclosing a full Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent by email to or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT, from whom further particulars may be obtained.  This information can also be found on our website.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 17 November 2017.

About the employer

The Mary Erskine School is an independent, non-denominational day school for girls aged 11-18 in Edinburgh.  There are approximately 740 girls, of whom about 25 are boarders.  Admission is through assessment.  ESMS has a charitable fou...

Information about ESMS - The Mary Erskine School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational

Locations and contacts

Part of Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools (ESMS)
United Kingdom
+44 131 347 5799