Teacher of Design Technology, City of Edinburgh

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The Edinburgh Academy Senior SchoolCity of Edinburgh

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Start date: August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Edinburgh Academy is a modern, exciting, vibrant co-educational school for 2 to 18 year olds. Housed on two characterful sites near the centre of Scotland's capital, the school provides the best in 21st century education. Our ethos, size and genuine individual care makes us sector leading in our ability to cater for the unique talents, needs and ambitions of all.

Many of the Academy’s founding principles, established in 1824, remain the same today: our overriding ethos is derived from the school motto: ‘Always Excel’. At the Edinburgh Academy we aim to work closely with our pupils to find and unlock their potential, to discover ways that our students can succeed and to help them learn new things about themselves as they grow into young adults. A focus on pupil wellbeing and character development gives our students the self-confidence, self-belief, resilience and determination to always do their best. 

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Design Technology.  This will be a 1 year post in our Senior School, which is based at Henderson Row in the heart of the City of Edinburgh.  The post will commence in August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

In our Design Technology Department we currently have two full-time and one part-time teacher and one full time technician. In principal, all staff teach across the full age range, including SQA National 5, Higher and A Level. Staff are encouraged to continue developing their subject knowledge and skills through both internal training and outside courses.

The closing date for this position is 9am Monday 29th July 2019.  

Applications should be made using our attached application form and returning to rectorsoffice@edinburghacademy.org.uk 

More about The Edinburgh Academy Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 131 556 4603
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The Edinburgh Academy


The Edinburgh Academy is an academically selective, independent, co-educational day school for pupils aged 5-18 years with a reputation for being caring and friendly. It aims to provide co-educati...