Job Vacancies

There are two vacancies:

1.    Girls' Housemistress

2.    Part-time Finance Assistant

Girls’ Housemistress

Owing to the promotion of the present incumbent to a Housemistress rôle at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Belhaven Hill School is seeking to appoint a Housemistress to oversee all aspects of the running of the Girls’ Boarding House, which accommodates up to 45 full-boarding girls from ages 8-13.
This is an opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and motivated person to continue the outstanding work which has been instrumental in making Belhaven Hill the top Boarding Prep School in Scotland. 
Belhaven Hill School provides boys and girls aged 7-13 with the best possible Prep education.  Just 30 miles east of Edinburgh, the school is set in 25 acres of walled grounds and sits directly on the beautiful East Lothian coastline. Belhaven has an enviable academic record, winning 17 awards last year. All pupils and staff also take part in a wide and varied range of extra-curricular activities.
There are currently 123 pupils, of whom two-thirds are full boarders; the school operates as a boarding School first and foremost although there are 40 day pupils too, predominantly at the lower end of the school.  Two separate houses, one for the girls and one the boys, provide a warm and caring full-boarding environment, with boarders and staff enjoying an Exeat from Friday lunchtime until Sunday evening every other week. 
A job description and person specification for this rôle are available to download or from the school secretary -  Application forms (available on the school website) must be completed in full and sent - along with a short hand-written letter to the Headmaster - to the school secretary:

Mrs. Alex Farquhar,
Belhaven Hill School,
Belhaven Road,
East Lothian
EH42 1NN.

  1. To download the Job Description in Word format click here
  2. To download the Job Description as a pdf file click here
  • To download the Job Application Form in Word format click here
  • To download the Job Application Form as a pdf file click here

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th October 2018

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 15th October 2018.

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Part-time Finance Assistant

Belhaven Hill School requires a Part-time Finance Assistant for ten hours per week over two half days to assist the financial controller with book keeping and other finance associated tasks.  The successful applicant will have experience of a computerised accounting package, preferably Sage.

Please contact the School secretary, Alex Farquhar, for a job description and application form on 01368 862785 or by emailing

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