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  • Ref no: JHS00063
  • Published: 6/8/2020
  • Closes: 24/8/2020
  • Location: Jordanhill School, 45 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill, G13 1SP
  • Salary: £27,498.00 - £41,412.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 21 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Science department is located in our south campus buildings where most secondary departments are based. The laboratories are modern and very well equipped with excellent levels of ICT equipment. All 10 laboratories have interactive whiteboards and there are 30 radio laptop computers for flexible deployment. Office 365 provides pupils with anytime anywhere access to learning resources. Our systems support bring your own device on campus allowing pupils to connect through their own tablets and phones. Learners in S3 – S6 will be issued with their own personal Chromebooks this session.  

There are 10 teachers in the department supported currently by two Science technicians. The three Principal Teachers of Biology, Chemistry and Physics have a responsibility for the management and development of the technicians. A separate service is provided by the school’s IT support team.

The courses currently to be offered by the department in Session 2020 - 21 are

  • P6-S2 Integrated Science
  • S3 Biology, Chemistry and Physics preparatory courses
  • S4 Biology, Chemistry and Physics each at National 5 and Biology at National 4
  • S5-S6 Higher and Advanced Higher in Biology, Chemistry and Physics

The Chemistry department at Jordanhill is one of the most successful in Scotland. Pupil uptake and academic performance has always been high and the number of pupils progressing to Advanced Higher has risen to unprecedented levels.

The successful candidate must demonstrate their Right to Work in the UK and will be required to apply for a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership.

Further information about the school, the qualities being sought in the successful candidate, an application form and report on applicant form can be found on our website Please forward all documentation to Pauline Cameron or at the School address as detailed above.

Closing date for applications is Monday 24 August 2020.