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Teacher of Technology (Engineering Science and Graphic Communication)

Hutchesons' Grammar School, City of Glasgow

Vacancy details

Please apply before 10/05/2021 at 12:00 pm

21 Beaton Road
Pollokshields, Glasgow, G41 4NW

Anne Marie McManus
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Vacancy Description / Summary

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Technology for a maternity cover for a period of 1 term commencing on 17 August and finishing on 17 December 2021.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant teaching qualification and will be confident in the delivery of Engineering Science and Graphic Communication courses up to at least National 5 level. It is recognised, however, that some candidates may not have had the opportunity to teach Engineering Science. Support will be provided for any candidate who is keen to develop their skills in this area.
The Technology Department

There are presently 3 members of staff in this lively and popular Department. The department offers courses in Engineering Science at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher; and Graphic Communication at National 5 and Higher. Pupils in S2 follow a Technology course for one lesson per week for half the year, during which they design and build a practical electronics project.

Additionally, the department runs several extra-curricular clubs and is developing a small ‘maker space’ to provide a facility for pupils’ project work. We are a member school of the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Scheme, and have enjoyed considerable success, with at least one Arkwright Scholarship awarded for several years.

How to Apply

Candidates should email a letter of application and CV, together with the completed application form to:

The closing date for applications is Monday, 10 May 2021 at 12 noon.

This is a maternity cover position for a period of up to 4 months.

Please Note: We will be reviewing applications as and when they come in and reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, therefore, you are strongly encouraged to send your application to us as soon as possible.

To comply with regulations under The Education (Scotland) Act 2016, all teachers who commence employment at any Scottish Independent School on or after 1 October 2017 must be registered, or eligible to register, with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS); either Provisional, Provisional (Conditional) or Full. Further information can be obtained from the GTCS website.

About the School

Hutchesons’ Grammar School is a co-educational, independent ‘whole through’ school in the south-side of Glasgow. Founded in 1641, the school has a long-held record of academic achievement and offers pupils an unrivalled choice of extra-curricular activities at its primary and secondary schools.
With an enviable reputation for academic excellence, our aim is to create a positive learning environment which instils a genuine love of learning and one in which a strong work ethic and the desire to succeed are valued by all. Our strong pastoral support system ensures that every child feels known and can be encouraged to reach their potential.
The Hutchie culture of commitment, hard work, high quality teaching and determination creates a genuine in-depth understanding at each subject level which is an ideal strategy for success within the new SQA system.
We offer an extremely flexible curriculum, an exceptionally wide subject choice, an extensive co-curricular programme and excellent facilities, ensuring enjoyable learning experiences for all our pupils.