Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent, Depending on Experience
School Type:
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 0-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: George Watson's College, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5EG
Ofsted Ranking: Not yet rated


Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (Maternity Cover)

George Watson’s College wishes to appoint a Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages who has the ability to offer two languages from French, Spanish and German. The position is available on a temporary basis from early January or February 2022 to cover a period of maternity leave. The vacancy represents an opportunity for an outstanding practitioner to make a high profile contribution to the success of one of Scotland’s leading schools.


To apply, please send a letter of application of not more than 800 words giving us more information about you and why you are interested in the role, addressed to Mr Gordon Boyd, Head of Senior School. The letter, completed application form and diversity monitoring form must reach Mrs Jane Robinson, Head of HR by email ( no later than noon on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Any specific questions relating to the advertised post can be put directly to Mrs Louise Clarke, Head of Department by emailing:

Candidates called for interview will be asked to teach a lesson as part of the selection process.

If you require more information about the School, please visit our school website.

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 30 November 2021

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 9 December 2021

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About George Watson's College

At George Watson’s College, we aim to provide a world class education for children and young people from Preschool to S6. We encourage our pupils to develop a love of real learning through an inspiring curriculum and an extensive and inclusive enrichment programme.

We challenge and support our pupils to discover their own limitless potential. We nurture the knowledge, skills and confidence they will need to become engaged and successful citizens and make their own unique contribution to the world. We are proud of our heritage and passionate about our plans for the future.