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Kirkwall Grammar School Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1QN
£34,125 - £50,106 per year pro rata
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Part Time
14 hours per week


Kirkwall Grammar School

Teacher of Technical Subjects

14 hours per week (0.4FTE)

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.

The Design and Technical Department offers Graphic Communication and Engineering Science to Advanced Higher level alongside Practical Woodworking, Practical Metalworking, Fashion and Textiles and Creative Thinking. In Home Economics the Department offers Practical Cookery so in Design and Technology there are a wide range of experiences for both pupils and teachers.

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.

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, or in the process of registering, with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Salary will be based on the Main Grade Scale of the SNCT Salary Tables plus a Distant Islands Allowance. We offer a generous relocation package.

Closing Date: Sunday 8 October 2023

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

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