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James Gillespies High School Lauderdale Street Edinburgh, EH9 1DD
£32,217 - £48,516 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Teacher (Enhanced Support Provision)
James Gillespie's High School 

Salary: £32,217 - £48,516
Hours: 35 per week

At James Gillespie’s High School, we work hard to create a nurturing environment in which all feel welcome and part of a larger family. We value high expectations, respect, inclusion, integrity and kindness.

With almost 1700 pupils we are one of the largest secondary schools in Edinburgh. Our Warrender Park Road campus comprises of a main teaching block (Malala Building), a state-of-the-art sports complex (Eric Liddell Sports Building) and an impressive music and drama suite including studio and theatre (Muriel Spark Building) with further teaching accommodation in our grade 1 listed building, Brunstfield House. We also have a newly refurbished annexe (Darroch) at Gillespie Street. Staff will regularly travel between the two sites.

We are looking to recruit a Teacher (Enhanced Support Provision). This is a permanent position.

They will be enthusiastic and have demonstrated contributions to department and whole school activities in previous posts.

Relevant experience and training to meet the needs of early and first level skills in literacy, numeracy and health & wellbeing is required, as is experience of working with young people with additional support needs.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 19th August 2024

For further information please visit our website at or email

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

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

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