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Maths (STEM) Teacher - Senior Phase

Edinburgh Montessori Arts School , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 30/07/2022 at 12:00 pm

18N Liberton Brae, Edinburgh, EH16 6AE

Emma Rattigan
Principal

0131 600 0123

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Vacancy Description / Summary

We are seeking an experienced senior phase guide in Maths (sciences and technology a bonus) to help us develop our upper secondary program – the only one of its kind in Scotland.

Minimum 8hrs/1 day per week spread over 2-3 half days. Possibility for extended scope in hours and responsibilities for the right candidate.

This post is ideal for creative, forward-thinking educators ready to learn how they can 'change the environment, not the child'.

You will have strong interpersonal skills, a passion for progressive educational approaches, a broad understanding of and practice in inclusion. Specific ASL experience is a bonus and if you do not have this you will be willing to learn on the job as you will understand that ALL children are entitled to access our learning environments.

You will be able to dream with us, creatively express and fluently promote the benefits of a Montessori program, and support the direction of this blossoming area of our small school whist delivering certificated courses to our small group of senior phase pupils

Responsibilities:

Guide students in self-study certificated programs
Collaborate with colleagues on interdisciplinary project-based teaching
Co-develop an innovative curriculum
Translate academic subjects into hands-on projects

The Candidate:

Experience and education in maths and/or science programmes in Scotland
Eligibility for GTCS registration essential
Knowledge of/interest in Montessori preferred
Experience teaching Senior Phase courses is desired
Willingness to work outdoors in all weathers
ability to relate to and understand the characteristics of 11-18 year olds
desire to explore didactic, project based, skills based educational design


About the School

Edinburgh Montessori Arts School provides complete Montessori education for 1-18 year olds. For children from one year onwards, our Infant Community helps them discover and learn in a calm, supportive setting. From three years old, in Children’s House, all aspects of children's development are addressed and a lifelong love of learning is nurtured.

We are the only Montessori primary and high school in Scotland, and children use the Elementary and Teens classrooms as a base to explore the world, linking learning with real-life experiences.

Our creative arts specialists inspire a plethora of stimulating activities in addition to the opportunities provided by the classroom environments.