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New Head required for April or August 2022

Kilgraston School

Following the retirement of Dorothy MacGinty after seven years of inspirational service, the Governors of Kilgraston School are seeking a new Head from April or August 2022

Kilgraston is a day and boarding school for around 270 children, co-educational from 5 to 12 and girls only from 12 to 18.

Located in an idyllic, tranquil but easily- reached setting a few miles south of Perth, Kilgraston is a thriving, busy and friendly school, where pupils are valued for who they are as individuals.  Pupils are educated to the highest standards, giving them the knowledge, skills and aspiration to succeed to the best of their abilities in a fast-changing world.

With a strong and purposeful approach based on the Catholic faith, Kilgraston provides a first-class, Scottish academic education, as evidenced by our outstanding results, combined with excellent co-curricular and pastoral provision that ensures girls leave the school as accomplished young women who attend excellent universities across the UK and overseas and go on to have very successful careers.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced educational leader to take the School to its next stage of development.  A current Head or a successful Senior Leader, the ideal candidate will have the strategic vision, drive and energy to shape a school that adheres to its traditions yet is outward facing and modern in its outlook.

Further information and an application form can be downloaded from www.rsacademics.com

Potential candidates wishing to discuss the post confidentially are invited to contact:

Miranda Landale, Search Consultant

MirandaLandale@rsacademics.com 07786 175436

Sarah Evans, Senior Adviser

SarahEvans@rsacademics.com 07703 603 996

The deadline for receipt of applications is 10.00am, 21st May 2021

Kilgraston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Scotland PVG check and satisfactory references.

 

 

Scottish Swimmers Learn to Swim Programme Swimming Teachers and Lifeguards

(Permanent Full-time / Part-time and Seasonal Positions)

Kilgraston School is looking for enthusiastic and motivated swimming teachers and lifeguards to deliver our Learn to Swim Programme in conjunction with the Scottish Swimming National Framework.

Your main duties will include the preparation and delivery of swimming lessons to all ages and abilities, including Kilgraston school pupils and members of the local community. Teachers should use their own initiative in delivery but will be supported by a Swimming Pool Manager. Teachers and lifeguards should also be committed to flexible working arrangements that are agreed mutually. Great team working attributes are essential for all.

We are looking for:

  • Level 1 ASA / UKCC qualified swimming instructors (Level 2 qualification is desirable).
  • Appropriate Lifesaving Qualification (RLSS or STA Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential).
  • Teachers with experience of teaching young people/specific target groups and preparing lesson plans.
  • Teachers who are passionate about swimming, who are keen to learn and develop.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to respond appropriately and professionally.
  • Teachers who are motivated to make a difference in swimming.

In return we offer:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Continual Professional Development for teachers
  • Small class sizes
  • Afternoon, evening & weekend work
  • A fun and exciting working environment

For more information please contact the Swimming Pool Manager at swimming@kilgraston.com. To apply, please contact recruitment@kilgraston.com to request an application pack or visit www.kilgraston.com.

Kilgraston is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Scottish Charity Number: SC029664

 

Modern Languages Teacher

(Part-time 0.5FTE expected)

To commence August 2021

Kilgraston School seeks to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Modern languages Teacher on a part-time basis teaching both Spanish and French.  The Department has an excellent track record and ability to offer National 5, Higher and A Level courses is desirable. A probationary teacher would be considered.

Kilgraston has an outstanding reputation for success in Modern Languages and is seeking an enthusiastic person to join this busy department.

Closing date for applications will be Monday 21st June 2021.

Interviews potentially held week commencing 28th June 2021.

To apply, please contact recruitment@kilgraston.com to request an application pack or visit www.kilgraston.com.

Kilgraston is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Scottish Charity Number: SC029664

 

Piano Instructor

(currently 4 hours per week)

Kilgraston School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Piano Instructor to join its thriving and well-established Music Department from August 2021.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver the learning and instruction in both piano and keyboard as required. Additionally, there may be the opportunity to contribute to the co-curricular activities that the department offers.

The Music Department is currently composed of a full-time Director of Music, a part-time music teacher and fourteen visiting music instructors. The academic teaching covers all school years from Pre-school to U6th (S6), with Music an obligatory subject up to U4th (S2). The department offers instruction in all orchestral and band instruments, piano, guitars, organ, pipes, clarsach and voice.

Applicants should note that whilst the job currently requires 4 hours per week, there is no guarantee that this amount of instruction will be required year-on-year. There is the possibility of further hours if sufficient pupils are recruited.

Salary will be according to Kilgraston School salary scales.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 30th July 2021.

Interviews will be held early August 2021.

To apply, please contact recruitment@kilgraston.com to request an application pack or visit www.kilgraston.com.

Kilgraston is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Scottish Charity Number: SC029664

 

Violin and Cello Instructors

(currently up 3 hours per week each)

Kilgraston School is seeking to appoint enthusiastic Violin and Cello Instructors to join its thriving and well-established Music Department from August 2021.

The successful candidates will be expected to deliver learning and instruction as required. Additionally, there may be the opportunity to contribute to the co-curricular activities that the department offers.

The Music Department is currently composed of a full-time Director of Music, a part-time music teacher and fourteen visiting music instructors. The academic teaching covers all school years from Pre-school to U6th (S6), with Music an obligatory subject up to U4th (S2). The department offers instruction in all orchestral and band instruments, piano, guitars, organ, pipes, clarsach and voice.

Applicants should note that whilst the job currently requires up to 3 hours per week, there is no guarantee that this amount of instruction will be required year-on-year. There is the possibility of further hours if sufficient pupils are recruited.

Salary will be according to Kilgraston School salary scales.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 30th June 2021.

Interviews will be held as appropriate.

To apply, please contact recruitment@kilgraston.com to request an application pack or visit www.kilgraston.com.

Kilgraston is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Scottish Charity Number: SC029664

 

Physical Education Teacher

Maternity Cover

(Part-time)

To commence August 2021

Kilgraston School seeks to appoint an excellent Physical Education Teacher to deliver a wide range of sports and activities. This will be a part-time appointment temporary appointment to for maternity cover and will require Saturday mornings on a rota basis.

The successful candidate will work in an outstanding and busy department. The ability to offer National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses will be an advantage.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 25th June 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing as appropriate.

To apply, please contact recruitment@kilgraston.com to request an application pack or visit www.kilgraston.com.

Kilgraston is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the appointment will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Scottish Charity Number: SC029664