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Teacher of Mathematics

Dollar Academy , Clackmannanshire

Vacancy details

Please apply before 01/06/2018 at 12:00 pm

Dollar Academy
Dollar, Clackmannanshire, FK14 7DU

Marion Campbell

01259 740515

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Vacancy Description / Summary


Dollar Academy is seeking to recruit a permanent, full time, enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher of Mathematics beginning in August 2018. The post would suit both a newly qualified teacher and a more experienced teacher. This post offers the opportunity to join a large and successful department at this prestigious 5 – 18 HMC school of 1200 pupils.

Dollar Academy is set in a beautiful central location, about 40 minutes north of Edinburgh.

We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic teacher with the ability to inspire and motivate pupils in Mathematics. The person appointed will be expected to teach the full range of courses offered from Form I to Form V. There is no immediate need to teach the Form VI Advanced Higher courses although an interest in this area would be preferred. An honours degree in Mathematics or a closely related subject is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm in the classroom and be able to adapt and fit in to this forward-thinking and ambitious department.

The salary for the post will be in accordance with the SNCT main grade scales with the Dollar enhancement of 10% in addition. It should be noted that the Chartered Teachers pay scale does not apply to teachers employed by the Academy.

It is a legal requirement for any teacher to be registered with the GTC Scotland whilst teaching in a Scottish school and your appointment is subject to confirmation of registration.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the Academy’s website.

These should be emailed to

The closing date is noon on Friday 1 June 2018.

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

Contact: 01259 742511

About the School

Dollar Academy is one of Scotland’s largest and best performing Independent Schools, providing boarding and day education for boys and girls aged 5-18.

Founded in 1818, Dollar Academy has a proud heritage and an outstanding academic reputation. The school helps pupils develop the enthusiasm, ability and ambition to successfully meet the challenges of university and beyond. It goes without saying that pupils here achieve excellent exam results and are highly successful in winning places at top universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and St Andrews.

Boarding at Dollar is first class. Pupils have a full boarding experience with excellent accommodation and care, a wide range of after-school and weekend activities, and access to the school’s outstanding sports and recreation facilities.