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  • Ref no: JHS00062
  • Published: 12/3/2020
  • Closes: 30/3/2020
  • Location: Jordanhill School, 45 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill, Glasgow, G13 1SP
  • Salary: £32,994.00 - £41,412.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Uptake of Modern Languages at Jordanhill is high and attainment is outstanding. The department draws upon emerging guidance on best practice in modern languages teaching across the age range. The department is renowned for its pedagogical practice and innovative use of technology to enhance learning. The department has 50 tablets with high bandwidth wi-fi connection and all classrooms have interactive whiteboards. The classrooms are in a highly visible location with extensive display space and immediate access to the south campus atrium and the courtyard for breakout activities.

Currently the department consists of the Head of Languages and five teachers. It has the support of a full-time French assistant and a part-time Spanish speaking assistant.

At Jordanhill all pupils study French (L2) from P1 to S4 and Mandarin (L3) from P5-S1. During S2 pupils are given the option of a taster programme in Mandarin or Spanish prior to course choice for S3.

A qualification to teach Spanish would be beneficial but is not essential.

The successful candidate must demonstrate their Right to Work in the UK and will be required to apply for a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership.

Further information about the school, the qualities being sought in the successful candidate, an application form and report on applicant form can be found on our website Please forward all documentation to Pauline Cameron or at the School address as detailed above.

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th March 2020.