Assistant Head of Department English, Aberdeen

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Robert Gordon's CollegeAberdeen

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Applications are sought from inspiring and creative Teachers of English to join Robert Gordon's College in its highly regarded English Department from August 2018. This is a full time permanent role offering a significant opportunity for a teacher with leadership potential to move into a management position. The post involves supporting the Head of Department with the management of a team of professional staff in ensuring the provision of excellence in teaching and learning. 

English is taught to all pupils in Years 1 – 4, with full presentation at National 5 in S4 and almost full presentation at Higher level in S5. There are ten sets in each year group from S1 – S5; years 2 -5 are set according to ability, while in S6 there  are two Advanced Higher classes. 

The English department works in close liaison with the Support for Learning Department and maintains links with the Junior School. There is also an active link with the Drama Department. 

Applicants should be registered or eligible for registration, with GTCS and will be expected to contribute to the extra-curricular activities of the College and take a full part in school life. Salaries are based on SNCT scales plus 6% enhancement. Generous fee discount is available for staff children.

To apply online send a Letter of Application including a full CV and details of two referees to our dedicated recruitment team.  If you would like to obtain further details about this role or working at the College please request more information from Closing date for applications is 20 March 2018.

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More about Robert Gordon's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1FE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224 646 346
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Robert Gordon’s College is an independent, coeducational, day school of 1638 pupils serving Aberdeen and North-East Scotland. It is attractively located in historic buildings in the heart of the flourishing city of Aberdeen, with beautiful countrysid...