Staff Vacancies

Teaching and non-teaching jobs available at ESMS

ESMS welcome applications from enthusiastic and ambitious candidates who share our commitment to excellence. For all staff vacancy enquiries (including those for The Mary Erskine School, Stewart's Melville College, the ESMS Junior School, e-Plus and the ESMS Sports Centres), please contact -

The HR Administrator
Email: recruitment@esms.org.uk
Tel: 0131 347 5870

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HR Manager

We require a self-motivated HR Manager for this newly created post at the Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools (ESMS) in Edinburgh from 1 August 2019.  This is a full-time, permanent position and the hours of work will be 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.  The annual salary will be £44K to £47K, depending on qualifications and experience.

About us
ESMS is a unique family of independent schools in Edinburgh educating over 2,700 pupils and employing 550 staff.  The schools are at the forefront of education in Edinburgh and offer an excellent standard of academic education which is anchored in our commitment to school values.

The Role
Reporting to the Bursar, the post holder will be responsible for providing strategic and operational HR advice and guidance to the Senior Management Team and will contribute to the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.  The salary range will be £44K to £47K.

What we are looking for

  • A graduate with CIPD membership
  • Proven strategic HR experience in a complex organisation
  • Experience in managing recruitment processes
  • Analytic thinker and pragmatic decision-maker
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Takes a committed interest in the values, success and operation of the schools

Further information is available in the PDF below.

Application procedure
Applications should be in the form of a letter, addressed to the Principal, and should be supported by a full Curriculum Vitae along with the names, addresses and contact details of two referees.  They should be sent by email to recruitment@esms.org.uk or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT, from whom further particulars may be obtained.  This information can also be found on our website.

The closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

School

Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

Nursery Class Teacher

The ESMS Junior School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to cover maternity leave from Thursday 15 August 2019 until at least Friday 26 June 2020.  Applicants should be registered, or be eligible for registration, with the GTC Scotland.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities offered to all our children.

Further information is available in the PDF below. 

Applications should be in the form of a letter, addressed to Mr Mike Kane, Headmaster, and should be supported by a full Curriculum Vitae along with the names, addresses and contact details of two referees.  They should be sent by email to recruitment@esms.org.uk or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT, from whom further particulars may be obtained.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 26 April 2019.

School

ESMS Junior School

Job Type

Full-time, Maternity Cover

Closing Date

Friday, April 26, 2019

Class Teacher

We have a vacancy for Class Teachers to cover maternity leave from Thursday 15 August 2019 until either Friday 20 December 2019 or Friday 27 March 2020.  Applications are invited from enthusiastic and committed teachers.  Applicants should be registered, or be eligible for registration, with the GTC Scotland.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities offered to all our children.

Further information is available in the PDF below. 

Applications should be in the form of a letter, addressed to Mr Mike Kane, Headmaster, and should be supported by a full Curriculum Vitae along with the names, addresses and contact details of two referees.  They should be sent by email to recruitment@esms.org.uk or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT, from whom further particulars may be obtained.  This information can also be found on our website.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 26 April 2019.

School

ESMS Junior School

Job Type

Full-time, Maternity Cover

Closing Date

Friday, April 26, 2019

e-Plus Staff

The schools' wraparound care services continue to expand and we are always interested to hear from those who are interested to work in our evolving Early Morning, After School and Holiday Clubs. Working within an enthusiastic and dynamic team, staff are responsible for the out of school care of boys and girls aged from 3 to 7 years, based on The Mary Erskine School campus at Ravelston, or with those aged 8 to 12 years, based on the Stewart's Melville College campus at Queensferry Road. Please call 0131 347 5844 or email cbgray@esms.org.uk for further information. 

School

Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

Job Type

Permanent

Salary

Competitive

Sports Centre Staff

The schools operate two sports centres and are always interested to hear from qualified lifeguards/sports attendants, and sports coaches. For further information about the roles available please contact the Sports Centre Manager, Ally Duncan, on call 0131 311 1023 or email amduncan@esms.org.uk.

School

Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

Job Type

Permanent

Salary

Competitive