West Coast (Outward Bound Trust Adventure Centre - OBT) Staff

  • Scotland
  • Gordonstoun School
  • Full-time | Fixed Term

We are currently seeking to fill the position of West Coast (Outward Bound Trust Adventure Centre - OBT) Staff.


Situated on the beautiful Moray Coast in the North of Scotland, Gordonstoun is widely recognised as the world leader in character education. We run a prestigious and well-established Summer School for children aged 8-16 from approximately 40 nationalities. Each year we create a vibrant international community where our staff play a critical role in creating a happy and formative summer experience for our students.  

We are looking for someone with experience of working with young people to join our team of staff working from the Outward Bound Trust Centre at Loch Eil, nr Fort William. All summer school students will spend three days at the Centre and you will be part of a small pastoral team overseeing the rotation of students, and supporting and encouraging students to embrace the varied programme of outdoor activities on offer. 

Applicants should have experience of looking after young people in an educational, boarding or summer school environment. Experience of working in an outdoor education environment is desirable. 

Summer School operates two courses, and we are looking for a member of staff to cover the full duration.  2024 dates, including mandatory induction, are: 

Tues 2nd July – Mon 5th August 

Residential position with full board.  Competitive Salary.


Gordonstoun is striving to build a team that is truly inclusive. We welcome applications from marginalised and under-represented groups. We are recruiting on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the role prior to the advertised closing date.   Interviews will be online. 

If you’re excited to learn more, please contact giss@gordonstoun.org.uk or call the office on 01343 837821

Please complete the following application form Application Form – New Senior Staff

Closing date: 31 May 2024

About the School

Gordonstoun is one of the UK’s top independent schools for boarding and day pupils aged 4 ½ to 18. Gordonstoun has been the world leader in character education for over 80 years and was the birthplace of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

At Gordonstoun, we believe that a broader curriculum broadens not only minds but opportunities too. It is a belief that’s served both us and our students well for over 80 years and that has made Gordonstoun the world leader in character education. Our curriculum, which is unrivaled in breadth, helps every child to achieve their full potential.

Further Information


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Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RF

  • 81 Day Boys (4-19)
  • 224 Boarding Boys (8-19)
  • 91 Day Girls (4-19)
  • 151 Boarding Girls (8-19)
  • HMC, IAPS, ISC, SchoolTalent

01343 837837 www.gordonstoun.org.uk/

Closing Date: 31 May 2024