Head of College, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen

Robert Gordon's CollegeRobert Gordon's College, Aberdeen

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A competitive salary, commensurate with the seniority and importance of the role, will be offered.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of College    Robert Gordon’s College  Aberdeen

Robert Gordon’s College is an HMC independent co-educational Nursery and day school in Aberdeen, Scotland for children aged 3 to 18 years.

Named the 2017 Sunday Times Scottish Independent Secondary School of the Year, this position presents an exciting opportunity for an exceptional leader to join one of Scotland’s leading independent day schools and shape the next chapter in its bright future.

Robert Gordon’s College is a remarkable school. It has a thriving and forward thinking community of 1,590 pupils who follow the Scottish curriculum. It has all the benefits of a large, vibrant school while still possessing a strong family ethos. Steeped in history and tradition, Robert Gordon’s College is an academic, competitive and high achieving school while being caring, respectful and well balanced, where every pupil is fully supported under the empowering motto: “Be all you can be. There is much pride across the College community for the successful bursary programme which currently supports 1 in 8 Senior School pupils.

The College is part of a global community providing opportunities for pupils and staff who benefit from the experience of partners and former pupils (including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Corporate Partners, Institute of Physics, British International School of Houston, the Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) network and more) and seeks to be cutting edge in its approach to learning and adoption of digital technology.

In 2014 the College opened the UK’s largest school teaching facility for science education alongside a new performing arts centre. In 2019 a new Nursery opened providing year round provision for families. Robert Gordon's College continues to update its facilities with a new indoor sports development.

The Board of Governors of Robert Gordon’s College invite applications for the role of Head of College to succeed Mr Simon Mills. Further information on Robert Gordon’s College can be found at: www.rgc.aberdeen.sch.uk

A candidate brief with details on how to apply is at www.odgers.com/72655  

Completed application forms, letters of application and CVs should be submitted by the closing date, Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Robert Gordon’s College is a registered Scottish charity (SC000123). The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland check.



More about Robert Gordon's College
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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. View in Google Maps
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...