Boarding School, Scotland - Lomond School

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Employment at Lomond School

Lomond School is an HMC, co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Helensburgh on the banks of the river Clyde and on the edge of the Loch Lomond National Park. The school is only 30 minutes’ drive from Glasgow and excellent rail transport links exist. Around 420 pupils attend the school including up to 60 boarders. The Senior School, boarding house, sports hall and Junior School have all been constructed within the past 15 years.  During 2014 bespoke departments have been built for Health and Food Technology as well as Drama.

The school delivers consistently high academic results and the stunning location lends itself to a broad range of extra-curricular activities. Lomond School strives to be an excellent employer enjoying a relatively flat management structure and open lines of communication with staff. The environment is less formal than many city-based schools and every employee is treated as an individual. Teaching salaries are above those offered by the maintained sector and all classroom teaching staff will be eligible to join the Scottish Teachers' Superannuation Scheme.  Members of staff will qualify for fee remission which is means tested.

All members of the teaching staff are required to be GTC registered and all staff will require to be PVG registered in line with best practice.  The school always seeks 2 references, one of which must be from a former employer. The school firmly believes in offering equal opportunity to all.

Current Vacancies

Academic Depute

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with proven success in middle management and a love of teaching and learning to join our Senior Leadership Team from April 2015. The person appointed will be expected to work closely with the Principal and will deputise for her if required to do so.  The appointee would also be expected to support the wider aims of the school, attending school events as a matter of course.  Liaison with pupils, parents and staff and the ability to accept responsibility and take initiative is expected.

This is an exciting time for Lomond School as we build on the strengths of the past and move forward to implement our vision for the future. This is an ideal opportunity for a talented individual with a track record of implementing change to embark on the next stage of their educational career.

Electronic applications are invited for this post and we would ask for the school’s application form to be completed, a copy of an up to date CV and a covering letter to be submitted.

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Please return all paperwork to recruitment@lomondschool.com

Closing Date: Thursday 9 October 2014 at 12 noon

Temporary Teacher of Chemistry or S1-S4 General Science

We are seeking an imaginative, enthusiastic and effective Teacher of Chemistry or S1-S4 General Science with a wide range of teaching skills.  He/she will be dynamic and fully committed to developing the highest standards of learning, achievement and development for all pupils at Lomond School within the Chemistry/Science Department. The person appointed will be an excellent communicator and well-qualified Teacher of Chemistry or S1-S4 General Science with appropriate experience.

This post is temporary from October 2014 to April 2015.  Electronic applications are invited. Please submit the school’s application form, a letter of application and a current CV.

For further details of this position please click here.

Please download the application form here and then return to recruitment@lomondschool.com

Closing Date: 3 October 2014 at 12 noon