Teacher of English
Communities and Families
Teacher of English, fixed-term until 26/04/2019
Holy Rood RC High School
Salary: £22,866 - £36,480 (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 24.1 per week (Monday to Thursday)
Holy Rood is a Catholic secondary school with a roll of 1030 pupils. It is situated in the conservation village of Duddingston to the east of Holy Rood Park. There are six Catholic primary schools within the Holy Rood catchment area, which covers a large section of the eastern side of the city of Edinburgh. However, as a result of parental choice, the current First Year has drawn pupils from a total of 28 different primary schools.
Holy Rood is an inclusive school which respects the dignity of the individual and firmly puts the child at the centre. The school is successful both in terms of pupil attainment and pupil achievement and strives to ensure every pupil is supported in reaching his/her potential in both areas. The school has in place successful strategies to meet the requirements of pupils with additional support needs, including our gifted and talented students.
The school has a strong sense of community and has worked hard to achieve very productive links with its cluster primary schools, Further Education Colleges, local businesses and a variety of other community partners. This is reflected in the programme of opportunities for personal development the school offers its pupils, and for which it receives well deserved acclaim.
Interviews will take place week beginning 18 June 2018.
Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.
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.