Queen Victoria School (QVS) is a co-educational Boarding School funded by the Ministry of Defence to provide stable and uninterrupted education and boarding to some 270 children of Service personnel, from ages 10/11 to 18. The School is set in 45 acres of beautiful Perthshire countryside.
The English Department consists of one Principal Teacher and two full-time Teachers. The successful candidate will play a key role in meeting departmental and whole-school targets. They should be willing to lead by example, supporting and empowering both staff and students. Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates with proven leadership experience relevant to the post. They should have excellent communication, planning and time-management skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the curriculum. All applicants must be suitably qualified to teach S1 – S6 students at all CfE levels.
Applicants must be registered with GTC Scotland and Disclosure Scotland Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG), prior to taking up post.
Salary is based on SNCT Pay Agreements. In addition, a QVS Boarding School Allowance is payable to reflect the requirement to undertake additional boarding duties. Currently, this allowance is £7,752. Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts. A commitment to boarding school life, including taking part in extra-curricular activities, is essential. Previous experience in sports coaching, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme or the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) would be desirable.
A detailed job description and online application form can be found by visiting the following link:
If you would like further information on this job opportunity, please email the Deputy Headteacher (Academic), Janette Scott-Laing at email@example.com.
Closing date for completed applications is 15 April 2021
Queen Victoria School is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Queen Victoria School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years