Working at St Margaret's

St Margaret's School for Girls is an independent school with around 370 girls, who range in age from three to eighteen.

The school has an excellent record in academic achievement, and our highly professional and dedicated staff play a major part in the school's success. St Margaret's is small enough for everyone to get to know one another and offers a friendly environment where everyone works together to ensure our pupils receive the very best education.

Current Vacancies

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Teacher of History

We are seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic teacher to teach history from S1 through to Advanced Higher level. Candidates should be GTCS registered or eligible for registration and it may be advantageous, although not essential, for the candidate to be able to teach another subject, such as modern studies.

This is a permanent position which could be full-time or part-time (0.7FTE) depending on the preference of the successful candidate.

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Teacher of Biology (0.5 FTE; Maternity Cover)

We are seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic teacher to teach biology from Primary 7 through to Advanced Higher level. The successful candidate will join a friendly team of five science teachers with individual subject heads in our state-of-the-art science block. Facilities comprise bright and spacious purpose built labs with visualisers and LCD interactive boards, dedicated laboratory technician support and a sixth year project room. Candidates should be GTCS registered or eligible for registration.

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Teacher of English

Applications are invited for the post of teacher of English. The successful candidate will be an English graduate with a proven track record of excellent teaching, an inclusive approach and commitment to fostering a love of learning in all pupils. In addition to bringing ambition and vision for the learning and teaching of English, the teacher of English will be ready to contribute with enthusiasm to the wider life of the school.

The department is lively and thriving. English results in SQA examinations have been very strong over a number of years attesting to the department’s high standards and innovative practice. St Margaret’s pupils regularly go on to study English at university. Candidates should be GTCS registered or eligible for registration.

Staff Testimonial

“This genuinely is such a caring and supportive school to work in, and I am grateful for the way pupils and staff are at the heart of what we do here.”

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