Teacher of German, Duffus, Moray

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GordonstounDuffus, Moray

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Start date: By negotiation
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Gordonstoun is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative Teacher of German to join the friendly, cohesive and hard-working Languages department. The ability to teach German to GCSE and A level standard is essential and experience of delivering Key Stage 3 would be desirable. You will be someone who can enthuse students and promote the importance of German to the young people of Gordonstoun, in order to help them gain formal qualifications and aid them in taking their place as twenty-first century international citizens. An interest in running trips abroad would be very welcome. All candidates should be registered or eligible for registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, as this is a condition of employment.

German at Gordonstoun

Within the Languages Department, the Teacher of German is responsible for the schemes of work and teaching this subject from Year 9 to A-Level. This includes teaching literature and films in this language in Years 12 and 13. Additionally, international students can sit GCSE and A-Level exams in their native language and therefore, our German specialist prepares and conducts those examinations for a number of native level speakers each year. This involves timetabled contact time when they have the opportunity to work on specific skills and components of the courses. The Department has its own resources area for languages and laptops are available for students within the department. The classrooms are wirelessly networked and all have Smartboards. The school library also houses selected foreign newspapers and magazines. The German classroom is equipped with all necessary resources and has its own storage space. Laptops are also available for students 



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More about Gordonstoun
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 5RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1343 837837
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The School
Gordonstoun is known for the wide range of activities that it provides for girls and boys throughout the School's 6-18 age range. It has first-class facilities for these activities which include, in addition to all the normal subjects and...