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Shetland (see advert), ZE1 000
£18.09 - £26.55 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
28 hours per week

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Aith Junior High School is a non-denominational school located in Aith on the west side of Shetland. It provides Early Years, primary and secondary education up to S4 for children from the west side of Shetland. The structure of the school an Early Years Setting, 5 primary classes and a secondary department from S1-S4. There is currently a total of 230 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher and a Depute. The Head Teacher is Mr Michael Spence. Further information can be found on the schools website at

Happyhansel Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Walls. It provides nursery to P7 education for children from Walls, West Burrafirth and as far east as West Houlland. The structure of the school is 1 nursery class and 2 composite primary classes. There is currently a total of 46 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher (joint with Sandness). The current staffing complement is 2 teachers assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands. The current Head Teacher is Mrs Elizabeth Garrick.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.3769 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 28.0 Hours per Week . 
  • The post holder will work 17.5 hours per week at Aith Nursery and 10.5 hours per week at Happyhansel Nursery, Walls.  
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • We would welcome applications from flexible route probationers
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland 
  • FTE of post:  0.8
  • Sector/Subject specialism:  Primary/Nursery
  • Qualification requirement:  GTCS registration
  • Class information:  Nursery

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Aith and Happyhansel Nurseries.  

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Michael Spence, Head Teacher on 01595 807400 or e-mail or Elizabeth Garrick, Head Teacher on 01595 807450 or e-mail

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.




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