Teacher of Home Economics, City of Edinburgh

Closing date:Expiring soon

Firrhill High SchoolCity of Edinburgh

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £26,697-£40,206
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Description
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 1180 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.

Working Pattern is Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.   We would consider additional hours to these days for the right candidate.

The work of the school is supported by an active Parent Council and Parent Teachers Association.

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.

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.


Closing date: 15/11/2019

Reference: EDN11794

Firrhill High School, 9 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, Currie

More about Firrhill High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 9 Oxgangs Road North, Firrhill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH14 1DP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 131 441 4501