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Teacher of Mathematics

Merchiston Castle SchoolEdinburgh, City of

Merchiston Castle School is seeking to appoint a dynamic teacher to join our thriving Mathematics department. The successful candidate will start  Lent Term 2022. As Scotland’s only independent boarding school for boys, Merchiston’s genuine focus is on the needs of each pupil and understanding how to help him thrive. With the support of our caring community, each boy is encouraged to unearth his talents, pursue excellence and flourish in myriad ways. 

The successful candidate will play an integral role in the Mathematics department, teaching their subject at all levels including IGCSE and A Level and making a significant contribution to Junior Mathematics. They will have a proven record of successful teaching practices and tailoring programmes to pupils’ needs. They will demonstrate commitment to safeguarding children and young people, excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for education. 

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 

We can offer a highly competitive starting salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous pension scheme, fee reductions, high quality free lunches and a range of other additional employee discounts.

For further details of the position, information about the School and application and recruitment procedures, please visit our website: You can also view the School Prospectus and Location in the attachments below. 

Please e-mail your completed Application Form, along with an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Self-Declaration Form to 

Applications will be considered as they are received and shortlisted candidates may be invited for interview prior to the official closing date. Merchiston reserves the right to appoint ahead of the closing date and thus early applications for this role are advisable.

Interested candidates can contact the Deputy Head Learning and Teaching, Dale Cartwright, at, should they wish to discuss this post further informally.

Applications from probationer teachers are welcome.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 23 September, 5pm

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