Clerical Assistant in Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK

Employer: City Of Edinburgh council

Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK


Salary: £15,285 - £17,191 per annum

Job Description

Communities and Families

Clerical Assistant (various posts)
The Royal High School

Starting Salary: £15,285 (pro rata for part-time and sessional posts) plus living wage allowance.

Post 1 - 30 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year)
Post 2 - 36 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year)
Post 3 - 36 hours per week, whole-year (52 weeks)

Based in the west of Edinburgh, The Royal High School is one of the oldest schools in Scotland, and has a strong sense of history,but prides itself on being very much a school of the 21st Century. It is a non-denominational 6 year comprehensive, with pupils drawn from 4 catchment primary schools: Blackhall, Clermiston, Cramond and Davidson's Mains. A significant number of placing requests are received each session. Year groups are capped at 220, and the school roll is 1246 for session 2016/17.

The school was the subject of a HMIE inspection in 2007, and local authority follow-through visits in March 2009 and May 2010. The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) comprises the Rector, four Deputes and a Business Manager.

The current teaching staff complement for session 2016/17 is 86.89 FTE with 21.21 FTE staff other than teachers.

The school was refurbished in 2004, and enjoys a high standard of accommodation. The facilities are used extensively outside normal school hours, and the school has recently been designated a Community Sports Hub. ICT facilities are very good, and have recently been upgraded.

Further information about the school can be found on our website , or if you require further information about the post please contact the school by email at or telephone

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £8.51 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £8.51 per hour

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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