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Head of Mathematics

Merchiston Castle SchoolEdinburgh, City of

A full-time Head of Mathematics is sought for August 2021. The successful candidate will lead the Department in the teaching of Mathematics up to A Level.

Applicants must be keen to be involved in wider school life (on a pro rata basis) at this boarding School and should be eligible to be registered with the GTCS.  

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

We can offer you a highly competitive starting salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous pension scheme, fee reductions, high quality free lunches and a range of other additional employee discounts.  

For further details of the position, information about the School and application and recruitment procedures, please visit our website:

Please e-mail your completed Application Form, along with an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Self-Declaration Form to

Applications will be considered as they are received and shortlisted candidates may be invited for interview prior to the official closing date. 

Merchiston reserves the right to appoint ahead of the closing date and thus early applications for this role are advisable.

Interested candidates can contact Dr Dale Cartwright, the Deputy Head Learning and Teaching, at should they wish to informally discuss this post further.

Closing date for applications: Friday 16 April at 12 Noon; interviews w/c 19.04.21

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