Teacher of English, Kirkwall Grammar School

Orkney Islands Council

  • Location: Kirkwall
  • £29,532 to £38,574 per annum, MG
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK02818


Kirkwall Grammar School

Teacher of English

35 hours per week

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 alasdair.harvey@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk

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.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 October 2018

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post in accordance with our Relocation Policy.


Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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