Teacher of English, Glasgow City

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Newlands Junior College (NJC)Glasgow City

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Start date: Immediately
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,182 - £40,128
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the learning and teaching in a well-established, vibrant and successful junior college. The students in the client group are nominated by, and selected from, the secondary schools on the southside of Glasgow. The students follow a 2-year programme which is the equivalent of S3 and S4. Criteria for student admission are that the students must be at risk of disengagement, or disengaging from their existing school yet should have potential that is not being developed presently. The position is full time and permanent.

The successful candidate will be registered with the General Teaching Council (Scotland) and will have considerable experience in presenting at National 4 and 5 English.  Experience at Higher would be advantageous.

The salary is £30,182 - £40,128. The position becomes available immediately.

More detail about NJC, the duties and responsibilities of the post and the person specification are available from the Office Manager.

CV, including present salary level and the names of 2 referees should be sent to the Office Manager electronically by Friday 16th November or earlier if possible. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in late November.

This post is considered ‘regulated work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults’ under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to undergo a PVG update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made.



NJC prepares young people for jobs and college places through a vocationally-focused educational experience aimed at developing the students’ existing and latent potential.

With positive relationships as the key to success, the experience provides a skills-based, personalised approach through which individual excellence is fostered in preparation for work.


NJC exists in order to provide opportunities for young people who have potential but are at risk of disengaging from education and failing to find a fulfilling and rewarding role in later life.


Graduates will have successfully completed the two-year programme and typically go on to a job or a place in Further Education. 100% of Graduates find positive destinations.

Elizabeth Orenes
Office Manager
Newlands Junior College
6 Inverlair Avenue
Glasgow G43 2HS
Tel: 0141 212 4477
Email: eorenes@newlandsjuniorcollege.org.uk Website: www.newlandsjuniorcollege.org.uk

Newlands Junior College is a Scottish Charity – No. SC045144

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More about Newlands Junior College (NJC)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 16 years
Address: 6 Inverlair Avenue, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G43 2HS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 141 212 4477