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 (vacancies@gwc.org.uk) 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: l.clarke@gwc.org.uk  

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

Job Description (PDF)

Application Form (DOCX)

Diversity Monitoring Form (DOCX)