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Head of Support for Learning

The High School of Glasgow637 Crow Road, Glasgow, G13 1PL

The High School of Glasgow is seeking an inspirational, experienced, empathetic and enthusiastic Head of Support for Learning (SfL) to lead our highly effective Support for Learning Department from August 2021.

The Department consists of one full time teacher and two part time teachers. The two part time SfL teachers are full time members of our teaching staff, who have additional teaching responsibilities in Mathematics, Physical Education and within our Pastoral and Guidance system.

In addition to leading and coordinating the effective provision of support for learning across the Senior School, the Head of Support for Learning liaises closely with our Principal Teacher of Support for Learning in our Junior School.

The present Head of Support for Learning has established and developed the department successfully over the past 15 years, contributing significantly to the professional awareness of our teaching staff and the understanding of parents. Pupils have consistently witnessed success in their personal and attainment outcomes as a result of their engagement with the department.

Applicants should have a qualification in Support for Learning in addition to their Secondary teaching qualification and be familiar with The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2019 and the Equality Act 2010. They should be able to demonstrate a knowledge and experience of dealing with additional support needs within a secondary school setting. In addition they should also have knowledge of the processes and experience of coordinating the collation of evidence of need for Additional Assessment Arrangements for the SQA. Experience of entering data into SQA system is also desirable.

Salary will be above the national scale. Application forms and further information may be downloaded from our website.

The appointment will begin on Monday 16 August 2021. Candidates must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).

The appointment will be subject to a successful application to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Application forms can be downloaded from the School website: and emailed to by noon on Monday 8th March 2021.

Interviews will commence, week beginning Monday 15th March 2021.

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