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Deputy Head (Co-Curriculum and Outreach) – Marlborough College



The College is seeking a dynamic and innovative Deputy Head (Co-Curriculum and Outreach) to lead the co-curricular life of one of the UK’s leading boarding schools.

For September 2020

The successful candidate will be ambitious and be able to demonstrate a track record of making a difference and driving change through their leadership and will be keen for Headship within the next 5 years.

Founded in 1843, Marlborough College is the largest co-educational independent boarding school in the UK with around 1000 pupils, aged 13 to 18. The College is academically ambitious, committed to extending access, and offers a fast-paced, contemporary, challenging and enriching education within a warm, inclusive and spiritual environment.

The pursuit of academic excellence at Marlborough is complemented by an extraordinarily broad co-curricular provision.  Through an outstanding programme of sport, art, music and drama, outdoor activities, CCF, societies, educational trips and increasingly significant outreach, pupils learn skills of teamwork, independence, resilience, resourcefulness and the importance of service to others along with generosity of spirit.

The successful candidate will be appointed by, and report directly to, The Master, be a member of the College Management Team and play a key role in the strategic and operational management of the College as a whole.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and forward-thinking individual to develop their senior leadership career within one of the UK’s foremost boarding schools.

Further details are in the Candidate Brochure, and interested candidates are invited to contact Camilla Oulton or Debra Price for an initial, informal discussion about the post.

Camilla Oulton, Candidate Search Consultant | +44 (0)7375 852560 |

Debra Price, Senior Advisor |+44 (0)7720 289144 |

To Apply:

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically (available to download on this page). Please also submit a CV and covering letter in support of your application form which should be addressed to Mrs Louise Moelwyn-Hughes, Master, Marlborough College.

Please email all three documents as pdf files to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 11th February 2020 at 10:00am

Marlborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to a range of background checks, sight of original qualification certificates, satisfactory references and a medical.

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 11 February 2020 10:00am
  • Preliminary interviews (phone or Zoom) 14 February 2020 -24 February 2020
  • Longlist interviews at the College 05 March 2020
  • Shortlist interviews at the College 11 March 2020