Salisbury Cathedral School is looking for a new chair of governors.

The co-educational private school is one of the oldest schools in the world, and it is now offering the opportunity for someone to contribute to its ongoing success and development.

The school educates approximately 220 children, including 40 choristers, with pupils between the ages of 3 – 13.

This news comes as new headteacher Sally Moulton is also to join in September 2024.

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The successful candidate will be appointed during the summer, ready for the new academic year. The role requires someone capable of providing strong strategic leadership as well as support for the school’s senior leadership team.

They will also need an understanding of the school's history and be experienced in governance, able to unite the Board and Senior Leadership team, to deliver an ambitious strategic plan.

Interim headteacher Sophie Baber said: "After many years of dedicated service James Fletcher will shortly be stepping down as our Chair of Governors.  This marks the end of a significant chapter for our school, which has been a cornerstone of education and the Salisbury community for an incredible 933 years. 

"The role presents a wonderful opportunity for individuals passionate about education and community service to become part of our school's unique and rich legacy.  Their leadership and dedication will be instrumental in guiding our school towards continuous growth and success."

Salisbury Cathedral School is looking for a new chair of governors.The position of chair of governors is unpaid and requires regular attendance at the school.

Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday, July 1. Successful applicants will attend an interview on Wednesday, July 3. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit for further information on the role and the school.

Additionally, to request an application form, please email Karen Beard, clerk to governors: