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Teacher of Latin & Classics (part-time)

St Mary's Music School , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 29/10/2021 at 9:00 am

Coates Hall
25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 5EL

JoAnna Collings

0131 538 7766

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Vacancy Description / Summary

St Mary’s Music School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to teach Latin and Classics, for pupils in the senior school, from S1 to S6. The successful candidate will have a passion for the subject and will be expected to stimulate interest and enjoyment, and promote the subject throughout the school.

In Session 2021 - 22 pupils are being presented for National 5 and Higher Latin.

St Mary’s Music School aims to offer the highest possible standard of education and musical training in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment, and all staff are expected to support their pupils and encourage them to achieve of their best. Classes are small and examination results are consistently good, with a pass rate of 100% in all exams in 2021.

The successful candidate will work closely with other teaching staff, to share good practice and develop a faculty approach to curricular development.

All teachers with responsibility for delivering aspects of the formal curriculum are required to be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) on appointment.

The post will be part-time, around 9 hours class contact time per week in Session 2021-22, permanent, and commences in January 2022, or by mutual agreement.

About the School

St Mary’s Music School is Scotland’s only independent specialist music school, offering a world-class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh.

It is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school, with pupils coming from diverse backgrounds and from all parts Scotland, the rest of the UK and beyond. Pupils are supported by the Scottish Government’s Aided Places scheme and by School and Cathedral bursaries.

Entry is by audition and assessment, based on musical ability and potential, regardless of personal financial circumstances.