Teacher of Religious Education, City of Edinburgh

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St Augustine's R.C. High SchoolCity of Edinburgh

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,697-£40,206
Contract term: Permanent

Job Description
St Augustine’s is a Catholic secondary school of approximately 780 students situated in the west of the City of Edinburgh.  Its catchment area encompasses five Catholic primary schools extending from South Queensferry in the north to Balerno in the south. However, as a result of parental choice, our current S1 contains students drawn from 31 primaries.

St Augustine’s stresses the importance of high levels of achievement for every student and there is a strong sense of community within the school.  All staff of St Augustine’s, teaching and non-teaching, are prepared to make a positive contribution to the school as a whole and to play their part as members of the St Augustine’s community.

The post is full time in a busy RE department. Emphasis is on getting the best possible outcome for each of our students so resilience and creativity are welcome qualities for applicants. A range of abilities from Nat3 to Higher.

It is necessary to be of the Catholic faith to apply for this role and appointees will require to be approved with regard to religious belief and character by the Church.  The successful candidate must therefore contact the Edinburgh Diocesan Staffing Adviser to verify or establish their status with regard to Church Approval.

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.

The advertised salary will increase by 3% on 1st April 2020.


Closing date: 27/03/2020

Reference: EDN12742

St Augustines RC High School, Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh

More about St Augustine's R.C. High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 9AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 131 334 6801