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.

Electronic applications are now invited for vacancies listed below

Estates Assistant

The Estates Assistant is responsible for delivering an integrated cleaning and caretaking service to the school.  On a day to day basis the Estates Assistant will work to the requirements of the school as directed by the Facility Manager and be responsible for organising and carrying out the tasks within the post.

To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.  You will need to be energetic, punctual, and reliable with a proactive approach to your work.

This is a full time permanent position.

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The closing date is Thursday 2 April 2015 at 12 noon.


Head of Digital Strategy and E-Learning

This is a new role which is being created to keep Lomond School​ at the forefront of educational developments with respect to IT.  The role will co-ordinate the effective use of technology in teaching and learning, including leading the 1-1 iPad project and staff development. It is anticipated that this role will incorporate 0.5 FTE management time and 0.5 FTE subject teaching. The role requires someone with significant technical IT capability as well as a passion for the use of IT in teaching and learning and a willingness to stay at the forefront of advances within this field through professional development, reading and research.

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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To download the application form please click here.  Please return all paperwork to recruitment@lomondschool.com

Closing Date: Thursday 16 April 2015 at 12 noon. 

Head of Adventure and Service

This is a new role created to lead the development of outdoor learning, outdoor education and community service activities across the school. This is a key feature of the vision for Lomond School moving forwards and this post will be vital to delivering on this. It is anticipated that the post holder will liaise with colleagues across the school to embed outdoor learning throughout the curriculum and map its progression from Nursery to S6. The post holder will also establish a programme of, and culture of, community service activities throughout the curriculum as well as leading and implementing a programme of Outdoor Education. The successful candidate will have the required qualifications to deliver across a range of Outdoor Education activities as well as the experience and passion required to coordinate outdoor learning and community service. It is anticipated that this role will be 0.5 FTE, with 0.5 FTE academic subject teaching time.

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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To download the application form please click here.  Please return all paperwork to recruitment@lomondschool.com

Closing Date: Thursday 16 April 2015 at 12 noon.

Teacher of Mathematics

We are seeking an imaginative, enthusiastic and effective Teacher of Mathematics 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 Mathematics Department. The person appointed will be an excellent communicator and well-qualified Teacher of Mathematics with appropriate experience.

Electronic applications are invited. Please submit the school’s application form, a letter of application and a current CV.

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

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 16 April 2015

Teacher of Physics

We are seeking an imaginative, enthusiastic and effective Teacher of Physics 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 Physics Department. The person appointed will be an excellent communicator and well-qualified Teacher of Physics with appropriate experience.

Electronic applications are invited. Please submit the school’s application form, a letter of application and a current CV.

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

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 16 April 2015

Teacher of Geography (0.5 FTE)

We are seeking an imaginative, enthusiastic and effective Teacher of Geography 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 Geography Department. The person appointed will be an excellent communicator and well-qualified Teacher of Geography with appropriate experience.

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: 12 noon on Thursday 16 April 2015