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Job details
Employer Stromness Academy
Location Orkney Islands
Salary £24,464-£37,811
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

22 hours per week (0.63 FTE)
Temporary maternity cover for a period up to 2 July 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher committed to providing the best possible learner experiences for all our pupils. You will be fully committed to the learning and teaching approaches of Curriculum for Excellence, and enjoy working within a dynamic team. You will be keen to contribute fully to the achievements of all pupils in this school community.

Stromness Academy is a vibrant six year secondary school in Orkney with a catchment area covering the town of Stromness and the West Mainland. The current school roll is 343 pupils. The school is on a well-appointed campus situated in Stromness. Stromness Academy serves a dispersed population with over two thirds of the pupils being bussed into school. We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive environment where all our pupils achieve. We are currently working together to create a new and shared vision for the school as we move forward. We have strong and rich partnerships with the community and are always seeking to build on our existing partnerships within the local community and further afield.

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

To discuss the post you are invited to contact: Mr Ian Berstan, Acting Head Teacher, 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 SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance. We offer a generous relocation package.

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


Closing date: 30/04/2017

Reference: ORK01616

Stromness Academy,

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