Current Vacancies

All staff vacancies are listed below. This page is regularly updated.

We have ONE vacancy

Financial Assistant/Financial Officer

Based in the Barnton area of Edinburgh, Cargilfield School is the oldest prep school in Scotland, with 300 pupils and 70 staff.

The School is now seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant / Finance Officer to support the Bursar and the Senior Management Team. The role would suit an AAT or ACCA qualified / part qualified person, with study support available and part time hours also considered.

The role of the Finance Assistant / Finance Officer is to assist the Bursar with the day to day finance and HR activities.

  • Hours of work: 8.30am to 16.30pm Monday to Friday (part time and flexible start / finish time also considered)

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience

  • Line Manager: Bursar

To apply please send a CV and covering letter in the first instance to the Bursar (

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 19th February. Interviews will take place at the School during w/c 24th February.

GAP Year Positions

Fancy spending your GAP Year in one of the most beautiful cities in the World?

Cargilfield is a boarding and day Prep School for over 300 children aged 3 to 13, on the edge of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

We have four resident GAP students each year, either from the southern hemisphere (Jan-Dec) or from the UK (Sept to Jul). Please click on the Job Descrition below for a more detailed understanding of what is required, but bags of energy and enthusiasm and a love of working with children goes a long way!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Cargilfield School

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