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Rector's Profile

Jon Trafford has been Rector of Peterhouse since January 2020.

Jon will be well known to many Petreans and parents. He started his teaching career at Peterhouse in 1985 and left in 1991 as a much respected member of staff and housemaster. He joined the staff of the International School of South Africa, Mafikeng and was a housemaster there. In 1996 Jon moved to Michaelhouse as a teacher/housemaster before moving to assume the role of founding Head at Chesterhouse in Durbanville in the Western Cape. 

In 2008 Jon joined the staff of Kingswood in Grahamstown as Senior School Head, going on to become College Head and eventually Executive Head of The College Foundation. Jon has achieved high levels of professional development in Southern Africa and further afield and maintained close links with and senior roles in SAHISA and ISASA.