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Teacher of Physics
St Augustine’s RC High School
Salary: £27,498 – £41,412
Hours: 35 per week
St Augustine’s is a Catholic secondary school of approximately 820 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 Science 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 Advanced Higher.
It is not necessary to be of the Catholic faith to apply for this role. However, since this is a Roman Catholic school, 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. The candidate should go to the website: www.sces.org.uk/approval and fill in the relevant forms online.
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.
Closing date: 17/07/2020
St Augustines RC High School, Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh