Support for Learning Teacher, Stromness Academy

Orkney Islands Council

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Stromness Academy 

Support for Learning Teacher 

35 hours per week 

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher. You will be fully committed to the learning and teaching approaches of Curriculum for Excellence, and enjoy working within a wider Support for Learning team. You will be keen to contribute fully to the achievements of all pupils in this Community School.

Stromness Academy is a six year secondary school in Orkney with a catchment area covering the town of Stromness and the West Mainland. The current school roll is 350 pupils. The school is on a well-appointed campus situated in Stromness. The school serves a dispersed population and over two thirds of the pupils are bussed into school. This Community School was built in the early 1980s and has been kept in excellent condition and is extremely well resourced. Classrooms are well equipped and the school has extensive playing fields, including a synthetic grass pitch, and access to the local swimming pool.

Further information about the school can be found on the internet at:  

To discuss the post you are invited to contact: Deborah Stead, Principal Teacher of Support for Learning tel: 01856 850660 or email   

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

Salary will be based on the main grade scale of the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers' salary tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance.

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

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

Closing Date: Sunday 4 December 2016

Applications must be made online at

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