Graduate Assistant, Edinburgh

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Fettes College Preparatory SchoolEdinburgh

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Fettes College Preparatory School has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified graduate for the academic year of 2018-2019. The successful candidate will join an energetic and thriving Prep School as a Graduate Assistant where they will shadow teachers across the broad range of curriculum lessons. The role includes active participation in games coaching, duty evenings and weekend activities.  The successful candidate will also provide administrative support across the Prep School including reception cover and supporting the Senior Management team with school administrative tasks as required.    

The role is designed to provide a recent graduate with the opportunity to gain experience of working and living in a prep/boarding school environment.  The post would suit applicants considering teaching as a career.  Candidates should be confident, resilient and be able to adapt to the varied and changing demands of the role.    

The Deputy Headmaster, Mr. Andy Rathborne ( will be happy to discuss any aspects of the position with interested candidates before a formal application is made.  

Accommodation will be provided throughout the academic year and meals will be provided during term time.    

The Application Form, accompanied by a covering letter and CV (including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to the Headmaster, Fettes College Preparatory School, East Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 1DL or emailed to 

For further details, please call Mrs Rachael Pollock on 0131 332 2976.  

Closing date for applications is Friday 18th May 2018.  

Interviews will be held during week commencing 21st May 2018

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More about Fettes College Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: East Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 1DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 131 332 2976
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The School

Fettes Prep is one of the country’s finest boarding & day schools for boys and girls aged 7-13 and lies within the 90 acre Fettes College grounds in the heart of Edinburgh. The Prep School is housed 200m from the main Fettes ...