Watch Leader

Situated on the beautiful Moray Coast in the North of Scotland, Gordonstoun is widely recognised as the world leader in character education. We have a co-educational community of over 500 students aged from 6-18, who are predominantly full boarding and are drawn from over 40 countries

The Gordonstoun Sail Training Department are recruiting Seasonal Watch Leaders for the 2022 sailing season (April to October). This is a great opportunity to become a member of the Gordonstoun staff with a generous salary and benefit package that includes accommodation and meals. Candidates must have a RYA Day Skipper or above and a current ENG1 Medical Fitness Certificate, as per maritime regulations. Please note a proven track record in Sail Training in positions of responsibility on sail training vessels is essential for this post.

Gordonstoun is striving to build a team that is truly inclusive. We welcome applications from marginalised and under-represented groups.

If you’re excited to learn more, please contact our recruitment department at or call recruitment on 01343 837831. Your application form should be emailed to

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 29 April 2022.

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