Teacher of Early Learning and Childcare, Shetland Islands

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Whalsay SchoolShetland Islands

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18-£26
Contract term: Permanent

Whalsay School is a non-denominational school located in Symbister, Whalsay. It provides nursery, primary and secondary education up to S4 for children from the whole island of Whalsay. The structure of the school is 2 nursery classes, 5 composite primary classes and S1-4 secondary classes. There are currently a total 165 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher and 1 Depute Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 22 teachers assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands. The current Head Teacher is Mr Garry Spence.


Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.3112 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 15.4 Hours per Week
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • 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: 0.44
  • Sector/subject specialism: Early Learning & Childcare
  • Qualification requirement: Relevant Teaching Qualification
  • Class information, age range: Early Learning

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.

This post is based at Whalsay School.


Closing date: 22/05/2019

Reference: SIC03460

Whalsay School, Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland

More about Whalsay School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Symbister, Whalsey, Shetland, Isle of Shetland, ZE2 9AQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1595 743800