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Teacher of Chemistry/Science (Part Time 0.4 FTE)

Dunedin School, City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 24/10/2019 at 5:00 pm

Liberton Bank House,
5 Nether Liberton Lane, Edinburgh,

Rosie Galloway
School Administrator

0131 672 2638

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Vacancy Description / Summary

Would you like to work at an extraordinary school?

Only ever a maximum of 21 pupils, no bells, uniforms or headteacher.

A flexible and understanding place to work, where young people’s lives can be turned around.

Dunedin School is seeking an enthusiastic, imaginative and versatile Science teacher with an experienced understanding of the difficulties young people often face in their learning journeys. You need to be willing to be an active member of our small team with the aim of enhancing teaching and learning for our young people. We are looking for an individual with both chemistry/science and other personal skills that can interest and enrich our young people’s school experience.

We are proud of our flat management structure. All the teaching staff are not only responsible for their own department but gradually become involved in the full running of the school along with a highly, supportive team. This leads to all staff feeling valued and having an opportunity to make a real difference to the young people and the future direction of the school. All the teachers work part-time with hours to reflect the needs of the current pupil cohort. Job satisfaction is high with the opportunity to gain a range of professional skills in addition to your subject area. Professional development is strongly encouraged as is participation in CPD opportunities.

Candidates should be registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland, or be eligible for registration.

All appointments are subject to receipt of a satisfactory PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update from Disclosure Scotland.

This is a permanent post (subject to a probationary period).

A full job description and application form can be found here:

About the School

Dunedin is a second chance school for young people who have not been successful in more mainstream education. It caters for the individual pupil and offers a flexible educational experience.

Many of our pupils are referred to us for social and emotional reasons. Our aim is to help them to once again access and enjoy education and to help them achieve qualifications.