Teacher of Primary, Shetland Islands

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Sandness Primary SchoolShetland Islands

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,023-£38,637
Contract term: Temporary

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Sandness Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Sandness.  It provides primary education from P1 to P7 for children from Sandness and surrounding areas.  The structure of the school is 2 composite primary classes.  There are currently a total 20 pupils on the roll.  The school is managed by a Head Teacher (joint with Happyhansel).  The current staffing complement is 2 teachers assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands.  The current Head Teacher is Mrs Sue King.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information - www.shetland.gov.uk


Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum
  • Temporary Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week - Temporary contract for a period of approximately 3 months
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • We would welcome applications from flexible route probationers
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • FTE of Post: 1.0
  • Sector/Subject specialism: Primary
  • Qualification requirement: Teaching degree or equivalent
  • Class information: Primary 5-7 (10 pupils)
  • During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.


For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Sue King - Head Teacher on 01595 744236 or email sue.king@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.


Closing date: 17/04/2019

Reference: SIC03336

This post is based at Sandness Primary School, Sandness, Shetland, ZE2 9PL

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More about Sandness Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 12 years
Address: Sandness, Shetland, Isle of Shetland, ZE2 9PL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1595 870275