Communities and Families
The Royal High Secondary School
Salary: £18,860 - £19,142 (pro-rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 30 per week, 39 weeks per year
Based in the west of Edinburgh, The Royal High School is one of the oldest schools in Scotland, and has a strong sense of history, but prides itself on being very much a school of the 21st Century. It is a non-denominational 6 year comprehensive, with pupils drawn from 4 catchment primary schools: Blackhall, Clermiston, Cramond and Davidson's Mains. A significant number of placing requests are received each session. Year groups are capped at 220, and the school roll is currently 1246 for session 2017/18.
The school was the subject of a HMIE inspection in 2007, and local authority follow-through visits in March 2009 and May 2010.
The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) comprises the Rector, four Depute Rectors and a Business Manager.
The current teaching staff complement is 88 FTE with 20 FTE staff other than teachers.The Health and Wellbeing faculty comprises 7.8 FTE teaching staff (which includes the Curricular Leader).
The school was refurbished in 2004, and enjoys a high standard of accommodation. The facilities are used extensively outside normal school hours, and the school has recently been designated a Community Sports Hub.ICT facilities are very good, and have recently been upgraded.
Further information about the school can be found on our website www.royalhigh.edin.sch.uk, or if you require further information about the post please contact the school by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0131 336 2261.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.
We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation