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Kelvinside Academy is one of the most successful co-educational schools in Scotland, and has a long tradition of developing individuals and encouraging high aspirations. Our pupils are friendly and enthusiastic; their joy in life and spirit of curiosity makes education here a real pleasure.
Inspirational teaching and a deep commitment to pastoral care means that pupils grow in confidence and understanding, and individual talents and creativity are able to flourish. Our varied curriculum, new Innovation School and S6 programme interweave with more traditional examinations to produce an exciting and vibrant academic diet, designed to challenge expectations and to engage pupils in a love of learning.
We strive to recruit the best teaching and support staff to drive the School forwards and ensure we continue to provide the best possible education and preparation for the future lives for our pupils.
For all teaching appointments, a willingness to participate in the varied extra-curricular life of a busy day school is essential.
Kelvinside Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be prepared to undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and a PVG check. The school is an equal opportunities employer.
Director of Educational Technology & Innovation
Required for March 2024
Kelvinside Academy prides itself on being at the forefront of educational developments and change and are currently recruiting for the newly created role of Director of Educational Technology &Innovation to continue to strengthen this position.
The first of its kind in the UK, the School’s state-of-the-art Innovation School facility, opened in August 2019, and has enabled design thinking and an architectural design studio model to be incorporated into the curriculum from J1 to S6.
The Director of Educational Technology & Innovation will be part of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Rector. Working collaboratively with the Academic Deputy, Board of Studies and the Head of Junior School, they will lead and develop the next stages of the innovation curriculum at Kelvinside Academy. They will be responsible for the leadership of innovation and digital learning, and for developing collaborative and creative learning experiences across the whole school from J1-S6. A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school is also essential.
The full candidate information pack outlining the role, key accountabilities and required skills and competencies can be found here.
In the first instance, please contact the Rector if you have questions about the post: [email protected] or 0141 357 3376.
To apply please complete this form and upload a covering letter addressed to the Rector. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 14 December. Please also complete this equal opportunities form and upload to your application.