Appointments Vacancies

Head – The Pilgrims’ School

Winchester, Hampshire

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented, insightful and experienced leader who will cherish the unique qualities of the school and continue to develop the education it offers.

Start date September 2020

Pilgrims’ is the Cathedral School for 264 boys, including 96 boarders, and is the Choir School for the Winchester Cathedral Choristers and the Winchester College Quiristers.

Located in Winchester Cathedral Close and next to Winchester College, Pilgrims’ offers an outstanding education for boys aged 4 – 13 years.  It has a proud tradition of the highest standards in music and sport, a challenging and successful academic programme, a strong boarding community, an extensive range of clubs and activities and above all, a caring and happy atmosphere in which each boy is known and valued for their individuality.

More details about the post can be obtained by contacting:

Louisa Barham: 07770 928537 / or

Alan Laurent: 07740 190284 /

The closing date for applications is: Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 10.00am

Candidates must complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics, together with a short covering letter addressed to The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Chair of Governors, which explains their reasons for applying. There is no need to submit a CV.

Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to the Operations Manager (Leadership Appointments), Jonathan Barnes, at:

Jonathan can also be reached by calling our Head Office on 01858 383163.

The Pilgrims’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and a medical.

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About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 23 October 2019 10.00am
  • Preliminary interviews with RSAcademics in Central London 31 October 2019
  • Preliminary interviews with RSAcademics in Central London 04 November 2019
  • Long list interviews 14 November 2019 -15 November 2019
  • Short list interviews 27 November 2019 -28 November 2019