Teacher of English, Kirkwall Grammar School

£28,943 - £37,811 per year Pro Rata
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Kirkwall Grammar School

Teacher of English

31.5 hours per week (0.9 FTE)
Temporary up to 12 October 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher who is committed to improvement and excellence. You will be joining departments and other teams of staff who are dedicated to providing the best for all young people.

The school enjoys good relations with local businesses and industry with many senior pupils taking advantage of the opportunity to participate in work experience programmes. A wide range of extra-curricular activities including drama, music and sport are available to pupils. We currently have exchange links with schools in other countries such as Norway and Italy and e-twinning links with other schools in Europe and beyond.

You will be able to teach all aspects of the subject across all stages, including aspects of interdisciplinary learning. You will be joining a highly successful team and well-resourced school. The school has recently moved into its new 21st century building.

For more details on the school, visit www.kgsorkney.com

Prospective applicants are warmly invited to discuss the post by contacting the Depute Head Teacher, Alasdair Harvey tel: 01856 872102 or e-mail

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

You must be registered, or in the process of registering, with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Salary will be based on the SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance. We offer a generous relocation package.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 13 November 2017.

Closing date: Sunday 29 October 2017

Please note that interview and resettlement expenses will be paid for this post.

See also: Our Recruitment Process.pdf
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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