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The Economics Department is thriving at Fettes, with very high uptake across the school. Currently made up of three teachers, the Department is a very friendly and close-knit team who share a passion for Economics. The popularity of Economics in recent years has led to the creation of an additional post for a fourth Teacher of Economics starting in September 2022.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who enthuses and inspires those whom they teach. We are looking for candidates of intellect, passion, and imagination. We want our students to become life-long learners, and we therefore expect our teachers to be role models in this regard. In addition to work in the classroom, participation in the co-curricular life of the Department is essential: we want the academic life of our students to be rich, varied, and outward-looking. This will therefore include extension programmes such as pre-university seminars, competitions and trips.

Conditions of the Appointment

The appointment will date from Autumn term 2022. Salary will be by negotiation and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Subject to the availability of places at the time of first entry, you will be eligible for staff discount on school fees. Employment will be subject to one term’s notice on either side. All applicants must be either registered with the GTCS or eligible for GTCS registration. If you are unsure of your eligibility you should check the GTCS website: www.gtcs.org.uk before applying. Other details and conditions of service will be discussed at interview.

The Department is led by Miss Solenn Gueganton and she is happy to discuss this post with interested candidates before a formal application is made. She can be contacted by email: s.gueganton@fettes.com.

The application form, which can be found at www.fettes.com/about-us/vacancies, accompanied by a CV and the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Head, Fettes College, Carrington Road, Edinburgh EH4 1QX (Tel: 0131 311 6701 or email recruitment@fettes.com). The closing date for applications is 1 pm on Wednesday 10th November and interviews will take place in the week beginning 15th November.

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