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Job details

Job details
Employer Kirkwall Grammar School
Location Orkney Islands
Salary £28,893-£37,761
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Reference: ORK01407

2 x Permanent
1 x Temporary up to 31 March 2017
35 hours per week

We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled teachers who are committed to improvement and excellence. You will be joining departments and other teams of staff who are dedicated to providing the best for all young people. You will be able to teach all aspects of the relevant subjects across all stages.

Kirkwall Grammar School enjoys good relations with local businesses and industry with many senior pupils taking advantage of the opportunity to participate in work experience programmes. A wide range of extra-curricular activities including drama, music and sport are available to pupils. We currently have exchange links with schools in other countries such as Norway and Italy and e-twinning links with other schools in Europe and beyond. The school has recently moved into its new 21st century building. . You will be joining a highly successful team and well-resourced school. For more details on the school, visit  

Prospective applicants are warmly invited to discuss the post by contacting Alasdair Harvey, Depute Head Teacher, tel: 01856 872102 or e-mail 

These posts are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

You must be registered, or in the process of registering, with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Salary will be based on the SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance.

We offer a generous relocation package of up to £8,000 for permanent posts and up to £2,000 for a temporary one year appointment.

Please note interview expenses are payable for this post.

Locations and contacts

KW15 1QN
United Kingdom
+44 1856 872911