Teacher of English (Job Share) - Anderson High School

Shetland, Shetland Islands
£15.17 - £23.44 per hour
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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Anderson High School is a six year school, serving Lerwick and the surrounding areas, with our associated primary schools of Bells Brae, Hamnavoe, Nesting, Scalloway, Sound, Tingwall and Whiteness. In addition, pupils from the small islands of Fair Isle, Foula and Fetlar attend the school for up to six years. The school also serves all pupils in Shetland for S5 and S6, except for those attending Brae High School. There are extensive transport arrangements into Lerwick, and Halls of Residence accommodation for those pupils unable to travel each day.

In September 2017, 884 pupils were enrolled at Anderson High School. There were 67 full-time equivalent teachers and 11.8 Support for Learning teachers, based at Anderson High, supporting pupils from across Shetland. The Head Teacher is Ms Valerie Nicolson and further information about the school can be found athttp://www.anderson.shetland.sch.uk/joomla/.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.2729 per hour
  • Temporary Job Share post for 17.5 Hours per Week. Temporary contract for a period of approximately 12 months.
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You mustbe registeredwith the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • We would welcome applications from flexible route probationers
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • FTE of post: 0.5
  • Sector/Subject Specialism: English
  • Qualification Requirements: English
  • Class information, age range etc: S1-S6, age 12-18
  • Post is part of a Job Share. Not suitable for further Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based atAnderson High School, North Loch Drive, Lerwick.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Valerie Nicolson, Head Teacher, on 01595 808008 or email

If youhave a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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