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Job details
Employer Kirkwall Grammar School
Location Orkney Islands
Salary £28,943-£37,811
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher who is committed to improvement and excellence. You will be joining departments and other teams of staff who are dedicated to providing the best for all young people.

The school enjoys good relations with local businesses and industry with many senior pupils taking advantage of the opportunity to participate in work experience programmes. A wide range of extra-curricular activities including drama, music and sport are available to pupils. We currently have exchange links with schools in other countries such as Norway and Italy and e-twinning links with other schools in Europe and beyond.

You will be able to teach all aspects of the subject across all stages, including aspects of interdisciplinary learning. You will be joining a highly successful team and well-resourced school. The school has recently moved into its new 21st century building.

For more details on the school, visit 

Prospective applicants are warmly invited to discuss the post by contacting the Depute Head Teacher, Alasdair Harvey tel: 01856 872102 or e-mail

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

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

Salary will be based on the SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance. We offer a generous relocation package.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 13 November 2017.

Please note that interview and resettlement expenses will be paid for this post.


Closing date: 29/10/2017

Reference: ORK02024

Kirkwall Grammar School,

About the employer

Information about Kirkwall Grammar School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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