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Teacher of Biology - Required from August 2018

The High School of Glasgow , City of Glasgow

Vacancy details

Please apply before 22/03/2018 at 12:00 pm

637 Crow Road, Glasgow, G13 1PL

Jacqueline Mackay
Rector's PA

0141 9549628

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Vacancy Description / Summary

The High School of Glasgow is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Biology to join our highly successful Biology Department from August 2018.
The Science Department consists of twelve teachers and two technicians. Three full-time teachers are Biology specialists. There are nine Science laboratories and lessons are taught in modern purpose-built Biology laboratories opened in 2008. All three Sciences have their own dedicated laboratory for Advanced Higher practical work. All pupils study Integrated Science in Transitus (Primary 7) and First Year. In Second Year the separate sciences are taught in rotation in nine-week cycles, as far as possible by subject specialists.
The successful applicant will be a committed and enthusiastic Biology teacher with high standards of professionalism and will be expected to teach both Higher and Advanced Higher Biology and will be willing to make a contribution to the extra-curricular life of the School.

The salary for the post will take account of the qualifications and experience of the person appointed and there will be a High School allowance of 6% above the National Scale. The appointment will begin on Thursday 23 August 2018.

Candidates must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) from August 2017.

The appointment will be subject to a successful application to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Application forms can be downloaded from the School website: and emailed to by noon on Thursday 22 March 2018.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 26 March 2018.

About the School

The High School of Glasgow is a vibrant, caring and high-achieving Co-ed day school for ages 3-18 years, which has been part of Glasgow’s story since the 12th century.

We aim to create a happy and nurturing community in which each individual is enabled to develop their all-round potential from the academic to sport, the expressive arts and beyond.

Our young people are encouraged to develop a sense of responsibility and to pursue excellence in all their activities and opportunities. The School ethos promotes positive relationships seeking to foster an atmosphere of mutual tolerance and support, traditional values and a concern for others.

Overall, we aim to nurture young people who will make a difference.