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Secondary Teacher

Al- Qalam Primary School, City of Glasgow

Vacancy details

Please apply before 30/04/2018 at 11:59 pm

159 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow, G41 5QS

Emma McGinley
Office Administrator


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Vacancy Description / Summary

Al-Qalam School is seeking Secondary School Teachers to deliver broad general education for S1-S3 around core learning experiences of English, Social Studies, Home Economics, Expressive Arts, Maths, Science and Technology Subjects. The school currently provides P1-P7 education and S1/2 in Glasgow and is now expanding its offerings to Edinburgh (starting August 2018)

Al-Qalam School is one of Scotland’s innovative schools with a vision of developing effective delivery methodologies around Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

Candidates must be enthusiastic and passionate about their profession and must have a can-do attitude and willing to take challenges leading the way to innovating teaching methodologies. We are a very flexible and collaborative school. All our staff actively share good practices and are the core drivers for the success of our school.

Candidates will find the school atmosphere friendly, social and accommodating. Our school takes pride in our talented pupils, extremely professional and hard working staff and a management with experienced leadership. We work as a team and believe in distributed governance model where each staff has a role to play in decision making including pupils views. Candidates who wish to work in an environment that encourages Learning and Development of staff must apply.

Positions Open:

- Full time Secondary School Teacher for English/Social Studies/Modern Languages/Expressive Arts
- Full time Secondary School Teacher for Maths/ Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Technology

The school will also consider applications from candidates who wish to apply for part-time positions.

Start Date: February 2018

Contract Type: Renewed Annually

Pensions: Yes

Interested candidates must send CV to the attn of Ms McGinley email:

About the School

An Independent Primary School delivering primary and secondary education based on Scottish Curriculum for Excellence with Islamic Education.

Qalam Academy aims to provide educational excellence at all levels within a safe and secure Islamic environment for all. We aim to ensure pupils develop a broad knowledge and understanding of areas of excellence.

The school has recently opened a second site in Edinburgh and uses innovative technology to ensure effective collaboration.
Since its inception, the school has developed a methodology around Scottish Curriculum for Excellence and uses collaborative tools allowing network schools to share good practices.

The school is keen to innovate its learning and teaching experiences.