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Job details
Employer Stromness Academy
Location Orkney Islands
Salary £24,464-£37,811
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher committed to providing the best possible learner experiences for all our pupils. You will be fully committed to the learning and teaching approaches of Curriculum for Excellence, and enjoy working within a dynamic team. You will be keen to contribute fully to the achievements of all pupils in this school community.

Stromness Academy has a very strong Music Department, offering national qualification courses in both Music and Music Technology in addition to instrumental tuition and extra-curricular groups. Results are outstanding in 2017 100% of pupils entered for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher achieved A or B grades.

Stromness Academy is a vibrant six year secondary school in Orkney with a catchment area covering the town of Stromness and the West Mainland. The current school roll is 340 pupils. The school is on a well-appointed campus situated in Stromness. Stromness Academy serves a dispersed population with over two thirds of the pupils being bussed into school. We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive environment where all our pupils achieve. We are currently working together to create a new and shared vision for the school as we move forward. We have strong and rich partnerships with the community and are always seeking to build on our existing partnerships within the local community and further afield.

Orkney itself has much to offer a musician. Music is highly valued in the community and there is an extremely active live music scene in all genres and at all levels. Annual rock. blues and folk festivals are held, and the St Magnus International Festival attracts performers and composers of international renown.

Closing date: 05/11/2017

Reference: ORK02035

Stromness Academy,
Stromness,
Orkney,
Stromness

About the employer

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

Locations and contacts

Stromness
Orkney
KW16 3JS
United Kingdom
+44 1856 850171