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Teacher of Biology (part-time)

Morrison's Academy , Perth and Kinross

Vacancy details

Please apply before 30/05/2018 at 12:30 pm

Ferntower Road, Crieff, PH7 3AN

Maxine Butler
Bursar (HR & Facilities)

01764 653885

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Vacancy Description / Summary

The post-holder will be able to teach Biology in a manner designed to engage and enthuse all pupils, and to contribute to the development and improvement of the subject across the School. It is a requirement that they will also make a contribution to the programme of co-curricular activities.

Qualifications
Essential
• An honours degree-level qualification directly relevant to the teaching of Biology
• A PGCE/PGDE in the teaching of Biology
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
• Candidates should be GTC Scotland registered, or eligible for registration

Desirable
• Experience of developing teaching and learning, and improving attainment and assessment
• Skilled in the use of ICT
• The ability to teach another science or subject

Reports To
Head of Department, SLT Line Manager and Rector

Hours of Work
The teaching school day starts at 08.50 and ends at 15.35 with an expectation of co-curricular participation. In addition, teachers are required to attend scheduled Parents’ Meetings and Open Mornings and to participate in the co-curricular life of the school outside the normal school day. Thirty five hours of contractual CPD per annum have been established as a requirement for all teachers.

Leave Entitlement
The post holder will be entitled, without loss of remuneration, to all normal school holidays as published in the Session Calendar.

Salary Scale
Salary will be calculated in accordance with the provisions on salaries contained in the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Principal Teaching Staff in School Education as made by the Scottish Negotiating
Committee for Teachers (SNCT). This basic salary is enhanced by a further supplement known as the Morrisonian Element, which is paid as remuneration for extra-curricular activity. The postholder may also be entitled to further payments in respect of additional responsibilities undertaken.


About the School

Morrison’s Academy is an independent day school in the heart of rural Perthshire. Generations of Morrisonians have benefited from the school’s rich choice of academic, artistic and sporting experiences, going on to make their mark on the world as Olympic athletes, groundbreaking scientists, award-winning actors, adventurers, politicians and professionals.

Our long tradition of academic success in boys and girls from 3 to 18 continues today with a contemporary Scottish curriculum and a programme of independent, child-centred learning that builds emotional intelligence, creativity and life skills, and encourages every child to strive for their highest.