Head of Junior School


We are looking to appoint an inspirational, innovative and outstanding Head of Junior School to lead and manage our Junior School (ages 2-11) creatively and flexibly. Wells Cathedral School is a lively boarding and day school for pupils aged 2-18, situated in the heart of the West Country.

The successful candidate will be passionate about pupil learning and teaching and have the drive and commitment to inspire and enthuse our pupils, staff and parents. They will have a whole-hearted commitment to holistic education, and be in sympathy with our nature as a Cathedral Choir School, a Music Specialist School and an all-round School. He or she will have high expectations of themselves and the children they work with and a professional working ethos and educational philosophy to drive forward the School’s mission.

Closing date: Monday 28 September 2020, 12 noon

There will be two rounds of interviews. The first will take place Thursday 8 October and the 2nd round will take place Thursday 15 October 2020.

For further details please download an application pack
A letter from the Head Master 

Application Form

Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.

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Ages 2-18

Saturday 3rd October
from 10.30am – 1.00pm
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