Temporary Teacher of English - The Royal High School

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City of Edinburgh Council
£22,416 - £35,763 per year
19 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Children & Families

Teacher of English, fixed term 30 June 2017
The Royal High School

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Hours: 35

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

Based in the west of Edinburgh, The Royal High School is one of the oldest schools in Scotland, and has a strong sense of history, but prides itself on being very much a school of the 21st Century. It is a non-denominational 6 year comprehensive, with pupils drawn from 4 catchment primary schools: Blackhall, Clermiston, Cramond and Davidson's Mains. A significant number of placing requests are received each session. Year groups are capped at 220, and the school roll is currently 1250 for session 2016 - 17.

The school was the subject of a HMIE inspection in 2007, and local authority follow-through visits in March 2009 and May 2010.

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) comprises the Rector, three Depute Rectors and Business Manager.

The current teaching staff complement is 89.2 FTE with 20.1 FTE staff other than teachers.The English department comprises 10.6 FTE teaching staff which includes the Curricular Leader.  

The school was refurbished in 2004, and enjoys a high standard of accommodation. The facilities are used extensively outside normal school hours, and the school has recently been designated a Community Sports Hub.ICT facilities are very good, and have recently been upgraded. All staff and pupils in S4/5/6 use ipads for teaching and learning.

Further information about the school can be found on our website www.royalhigh.edin.sch.uk, or if you require further information about the post please contact the school by email at admin@royalhigh.edin.sch.uk or telephone 0131 336 2261.

This position is available from 24 October 2016 to 30 June 2017. 


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: 26 September 2016

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