Oundle School is seeking to appoint a Gallery Assistant to become part of the Art Department, and the co-curricular life of the school, and to help facilitate and run the Yarrow Gallery exhibition program.

the Role

We are looking for a dynamic, quick-learning individual to take on responsibility for the centralised administration and key processes for the Yarrow Gallery team

In this role you will coordinate Yarrow external and internal events and oversee the events schedule and approvals process; you will provide administrative support to the Head of Art including assistance with diary and budget management, exhibition-related research and special projects. You will also be the first point of contact for general internal and external enquiries.

Oundle School is keen to receive applications from graduates, and particularly those with expertise in Art and/or History of Art

The Yarrow Gallery is a prominent regional gallery showcasing pupils’ work at GCSE and A level stages, as well as hosting exhibitions by international, national, and regional professional artists.

This role is part time 25.7hrs over 35 working weeks, salary £12,656 pro rata (£25,230 FTE).


Oundle and Laxton Junior Schools have long been associated with the very best of modern independent education, especially boarding. The Schools take seriously their responsibility to pupils so that they can emerge as decent, open-minded adults; ambitious about what they can go on to achieve and contribute. Over 1400 pupils are on roll at the School, of whom 840 are full boarders. Academic results are steadfastly excellent. 

 A team of around 800 staff, both academic and support, ensure an education of the highest standard is in place across the Schools with the efforts of the whole team focused on this fundamental aim.

Living in Oundle

We are fortunate in our location at the heart of a beautiful market town. School and town are part of the same community and our pupils take their place within this community, not isolated from it. The town has a spirited cultural life, with an annual international festival, literature festival, and frequent performances of nationally touring shows at the School’s Stahl Theatre.

To apply

Full details of the role, including hours of work and salary, can be found at the “Job Description” link, below. If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete and return an application form and supplement to the application before the closing date. Please note CV submissions cannot be accepted.

Application closing date: Friday 24th May 2024, 9am

If you have any questions about the role, please contact:

HR Department, Oundle School, The Bursary, Church Street, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4EE

Email c/o: opportunities@oundleschool.org.uk or Tel: 01832 277193

Application Pack and Job Description

Application Form

Supplement to the Application Form


Oundle School and Laxton Junior School are proud to be equal opportunity employers and we welcome applications from all. Both Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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