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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.

Current Vacancies

We seek a Marketing Assistant to support the Marketing and Admissions Team in the successful delivery of marketing strategies, internal and external communications, and full-service delivery in one of Scotland’s leading independent schools.

This is a small, busy, in-demand team, responsible for the Marketing, Communications and Admissions functions of the School and Nursery. The team is led by the Director of Admissions and Communications (DAC) who is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to the Rector. Located within the main building and benefitting from being at the very heart of the School, the department works closely with teaching staff and other departments to ensure all internal and external communications are on brand and promote the most positive aspects of KA to a wide and varied audience.  You must be prepared to be flexible with regard to working hours and be capable of adjustment to events and demands. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Curate and deliver story telling on all the School’s digital and social platforms
  • Digital asset creation – assisting with creating of digital assets such as product imagery, and website banners 
  • Support the teaching staff in reporting on various nursery and school activities including taking pictures and videos
  • Assist in the planning, design and delivery of marketing material 
  • Attend meetings and work with external PR company and website design consultancy
  • Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data for monthly marketing reporting
  • Support all department event planning
  • Conduct and collate market and competitor research
  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and co-ordination of the department’s activities.

The right candidate will be a recent graduate or equivalent, demonstrate excellent communication skills, a sharp eye for detail, a conscientious work ethic and the ability to work to short deadlines. You should be keen to learn and get stuck in, happy to multi-task and be passionate about delivering high quality work and excellent customer service. 

Experience with graphic design, photography and video editing – or a desire to learn these skills – is a must. 

Experience of coordinating events and marketing campaigns is desirable but not essential, as is an understanding of or interest in education.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21 June.  The application form can be found here on the School Talent website.

Kelvinside Academy is looking to build up its pool of qualified teachers to provide supply cover on an occasional basis. If you are not permanently employed and wish to apply for Junior School please email [email protected] and for Senior School please email [email protected].