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Kirkwall Grammar School Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1QN
£60,855 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week


Kirkwall Grammar School

Principal Teacher of Business Technology and Enterprise

35 hours per week (1.0FTE)
£60,855 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

KGS is a modern, vibrant school of over 900 pupils with a catchment area which covers Kirkwall, the East Mainland, Orphir and the North Isles.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher/leader who is committed to improvement and excellence. You will be joining departments and other teams of staff who are dedicated to providing the best for all young people. Our school has a wide range of extra-curricular activities on offer including drama, music, and sport.

You will be able to teach all aspects of the relevant subject across all stages. You will be joining a highly successful team, in a recently built and well-resourced school.

The Business, Technology and Enterprise department offer N4 through to Higher level courses in Administration and IT, Business Management and Accounting and Finance. All levels in Computing Science are offered from N4 to Advance Higher.

For more details on the school, visit 

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Neil Ewing, Depute Head Teacher, tel: 01856 872102 or e-mail

You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Salary will be based on Point 4 of the Principal Teacher Scale of the SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance. We offer a generous relocation package.

Closing Date: Sunday 29 October 2023

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council Policy.

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