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Director of Studies, Harrow School

Harrow School is situated in Harrow on the Hill in north-west London and is one of the best-known schools in the world. Around 830 boys study at Harrow and live in the School’s 12 boarding houses. Employees particularly value the School’s beautiful green estate, the positive working environment, and good relationships with their colleagues.


On the appointment of Dr Michael Gray to be Headmaster of Hereford Cathedral School, we invite applications for the post of Director of Studies with effect from September 2021.


This role at Harrow School is a major management position – equivalent to Academic Deputy Head – and has, as its central responsibilities, curricular planning and implementation of academic strategy.


With outstanding communication skills, integrity and intellectual prowess, the ideal candidate will be an experienced leader and outstanding educator, ideally with experience of operating successfully in a boarding environment (co-educational or single sex). 


Candidate Pack


Application Form - to be completed


To apply please send a completed application form and cover letter (of no more than three pages) to by no later than 9.00am on the 1st March 2021.


For a confidential conversation please contact either Emma Jamison or Jo Ogilvy at



The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.