Anderson High School is a six year school, serving Lerwick and the surrounding areas, with our associated primary schools of Bells Brae, Hamnavoe, Nesting, Scalloway, Sound, Tingwall and Whiteness. In addition, pupils from the small islands of Fair Isle, Foula and Fetlar attend the school for up to six years. The school also serves all pupils in Shetland for S5 and S6, except for those attending Brae High School. There are extensive transport arrangements into Lerwick, and Halls of Residence accommodation for those pupils unable to travel each day.
In September 2018, 922 pupils were enrolled at Anderson High School. There were 66.77 full-time equivalent teachers and 12.4 Support for Learning teachers, based at Anderson High, supporting pupils from across Shetland. The Head Teacher is Ms Valerie Nicolson.
- 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
- Temporary Job Share post for 17.5 Hours per Week. Temporary contract for a period of approximately 12 months. This is for the duration of a period of family leave, and will terminate following the return to work or resignation of the postholder
- 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: 0.5
- Sector/subject specialism: English
- Qualification requirement: relevant teaching qualification
- Class information, age range: S1-S6 pupils, ages 12-18
- Working pattern will be Mondays & Tuesdays (all day), plus Wednesday mornings
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.
Closing date: 26/09/2019
Anderson High School, North Loch Drive, Lerwick, Shetland