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Teacher of Business Studies and Economics (Temporary - full or part time)

Kelvinside Academy , City of Glasgow

Vacancy details

Please apply before 25/07/2018 at 12:00 pm

33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow, G12 0SW

Ian H Munro

0141 357 3376

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Vacancy Description / Summary

We seek a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Business Studies and Economics to teach up to Higher level. It may be a full or part-time position depending on the qualifications and skills of the successful candidate. The post would suit either a new or an experienced teacher.

All staff at Kelvinside Academy are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. A willingness to become involved in the school community through sport, music, drama, outdoor pursuits or clubs and activities is essential. The salary is based on the SNCT scale and there is an additional KA allowance.

Applicants should be registered, or eligible for registration, with the GTCS. They should also be a PVG Scheme member, and be prepared to undergo a PVG scheme update with Disclosure Scotland.


The successful applicant will be expected to:

• Facilitate active learning and independence via imaginative approaches to teaching.
• Create resources in response to the on-going needs of learners.
• Provide detailed and focused ‘next steps’ formative assessment of pupil work.
• Contribute to departmental development of pedagogy and collective practice.

Please refer to our website ( for the job description and application form.

About the School

From 3 to 18 years, education at Kelvinside Academy is designed to challenge every child to be and do their best in every aspect of life. Excellence in the classroom is non-negotiable, but when educating pupils, teachers won’t stop there.

In a world full of uncertainty and rapid technological advancement, SQA exam grades alone are no longer enough. Intellectual curiosity, a passion for learning, critical thought, resilience and empathy are dispositions required by students to compete in the 21st Century.

Pastoral care is at the heart of a Kelvinside education, where the size of our pupil population allows teachers to know every pupil, ensuring a caring and nurturing learning environment. At Kelvinside Academy, the whole child is the whole point.