Junior School Assistant

Introduction

Gordonstoun Junior School is located in the splendid campus of Gordonstoun, in the North of Scotland. The Junior School has a roll of approximately 110 pupils, up to 61 of whom are boarders.  It is a Co-educational school, with an almost even number of boys and girls. The children are from many parts of the world as well as from local villages and towns. The School has a wide and varied timetable and enjoys the use of the superb modern facilities, taking part in concerts and other, sport, outdoor learning and other activities.

The Postholder

The Junior School Assistant would play a key role in the care and welfare of the boarders and day pupils at the Junior School. He/She is likely to have some experience of working with children and be able to organise activities for them, using his/her initiative. The post holder would show a high level of care for the children, be able to relate to them and uphold high expectations of the school’s values, behavior and attitude. The position would particularly suit someone applying for a teaching degree or PGDE course and who is looking for experience.  Applicants need to be over the age of 21.

The Junior School Assistant will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and meet all conditions connected with this.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

A full person specification is available here.

Candidates wishing to be considered for these posts should submit a letter of application and a completed Application Form (Word or PDF format), including the names and addresses of two referees to:

Mrs Iris Stuart
HR Secretary
Gordonstoun
ELGIN
Moray
IV30 5RF

Fax: 01343 837989
Email: recruitment@gordonstoun.org.uk

We are happy to receive applications by email but this should be as attachments and not as embedded text. The closing date for applications is Friday 23 February 2018. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 26 February.

 

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