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This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving Department in the school. The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who can inspire pupils of all abilities and demonstrate a real enthusiasm for Mathematics.

Academic ability and rigour, a passion for learning and an enthusiastic approach to classroom teaching will be vital qualities for the successful applicant. All members of staff take part in a review process in which their own career development and progression is discussed and supported.

The Mathematics Department

The successful candidate will join a team of seven enthusiastic and energetic teachers to teach the full range of abilities from Third Form to Upper Sixth, including Further Mathematics. It is a flourishing department, committed to the teaching of Mathematics. The Department aims for its students to gain confidence in ‘fundamental skills’ to tackle known, new and different problems. Students are encouraged to take part in several national mathematics competitions throughout the year. There is an expectation that the students will aim high, reach their full potential and enjoy the study and practice of Mathematics.

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: before applying.

Other details and conditions of service will be discussed at interview.

The Department is led by Ms Jenna Maguire and she is happy to discuss this post with interested candidates before a formal application is made. She can be contacted by email:

The application form, which can be found at, accompanied by a CV, covering letter outlining your suitability for the role 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 The closing date for applications is Monday, 24th January 2022 at 1pm and interviews will take place in the week beginning 31st January 2022.

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