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45 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill , G13 1SP
£55,077 Scale Point 2 PT Spine
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Jordanhill School is unique in Scottish education in being the only Grant Aided mainstream school funded directly by the Scottish Government. We are a community comprehensive school and our success is founded on placing our pupils and staff at the heart of everything we do. The school is renowned for its academic excellence and thriving programmes in sport, music and co-curricular activities. The Primary department receives generous support from the PTA and the school’s Educational Amenities Trust allowing it to offer an exciting range of enrichment activities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a full-time Principal Teacher to our thriving and ambitious Primary department.

We offer a wonderful learning environment, excellent resources, and a commitment to help every child achieve to the very best of their abilities. As an all-through school, we take advantage of our close links with colleagues in the Secondary department to allow our pupils to experience Secondary input, especially in upper Primary. Both Primary and Secondary staff work together on whole school activities. We also work closely with our colleagues in Glasgow City schools on professional learning activities, including assessment and moderation.

The Primary department is led by the Primary Headteacher supported by the Primary Depute Head Teacher and two Principal Teachers. The Primary senior leaders work in close partnership with Jordanhill School’s Rector and Depute Rector as part of the Senior Leadership Team. As Principal Teacher, you will be a key part of our Primary leadership team.

Applicants require to be registered with GTC Scotland. Appointment is conditional on a successful PVG check prior to commencement in the post, satisfactory references, presentation of qualifications and confirmation of the right to work in the UK. Any offer of employment will be withdrawn if any of the above conditions are not satisfied.

Person Specification, Application Form and Report on Applicant Form can be found at Jobs – Jordanhill School. Please return forms to Pauline Cameron, HR Officer at Closing date for this post is 9am Friday 1st March 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to start 12th August 2024.