Firrhill High School serves the area of South West Edinburgh. In partnership with our five associated primary schools Bonaly, Colinton, Pentland, Longstone and Oxgangs, we strive to “Provide learning opportunities of the highest quality.” Our school values are founded on respect for self and others, tolerance and support.
We are one of the largest schools in Edinburgh with a roll of over 1200 pupils and 140 staff. This provides us with the opportunity to provide a wide range of curricular, interdisciplinary and extracurricular activities that meet the needs of all of our pupils. We also provide opportunities for personal achievement and support pupils to develop skills for learning, work and life.
We are looking to recruit teachers to join our dedicated staff who will be ambitious for all our pupils and are committed to supporting our young people to develop to their fullest potential.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A TEACHER OF HISTORY AND REQUIRE THE ABILITY TO OFFER A SECOND SOCIAL SUBJECT TO HIGHER LEVEL PREFERABLY MODERN STUDIES.
The work of the school is supported by an active Parent Council and Parent Teachers Association.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.
Closing date: 22/10/2019
Firrhill High School, 9 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, Currie