George Heriot's School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Not only are we situated centrally in the Old Town, in the lee of Edinburgh Castle and next to Greyfriars Kirk, we also rate consistently highly in our staff satisfaction surveys for being a great employer. When you join Heriot’s, you become part of the school family, which means joining a supportive and fun team which offers welfare, wellbeing support and good career progression.

Current Vacancies

Admissions Assistant


Relief Playworker

Speculative opportunities

If you wish to submit an application which is not in response to a currently advertised post, please submit a covering letter and CV addressed to the Principal via or by post, stating the type of position you are interested in.

Please note that due to the high volume of speculative enquiries we receive, we are not in a position to formally acknowledge your speculative application unless there is an opportunity that specifically matches your skills and experiences.

George Heriot’s School is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all appointments will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.