Teacher of Chinese

Teacher of Chinese


George Watson's College seeks to appoint a Teacher of Chinese (Mandarin). One post is permanent and one fixed term for two years from August 2019. The post holders will become full members of the well-established and successful Modern Language Department. Duties will include teaching Chinese (Mandarin) to pupils in other selected primary and secondary schools, predominantly in East Lothian, as part of the Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh, a ground-breaking initiative funded by the Swire Chinese Language Foundation.


To apply, please send a letter of application of not more than 800 words giving us more information about you and why you would like the role, addressed to Mr Gordon Boyd, Head of Senior School. The letter, completed application form and diversity monitoring form must reach Jane Robinson, Head of Human Resources by email (vacancies@gwc.org.uk) no later than noon 28 January 2019.

Any specific questions relating to the advertised post can be put directly to Mrs Maggie Sproule, Head of Swire Chinese Language Centre Edinburgh at m.sproule@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 Monday 28th January 2019.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5 February 2019.


Job Description (PDF)

Application Form (DOCX)

Diversity Monitoring Form (DOCX)