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 -

Jenny Mallinson, HR Advisor
Tel: 0131 347 5891


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Finance Accountant

Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools seek to appoint a qualified accountant with strong technical skills and a demonstrable focus on customer service to join the Finance team to maintain and develop the financial accounting structure and reporting. This vacancy is part of a restructure of the Schools’ finance team and represents an opportunity to join a forward-looking team working within one of Scotland’s leading independent schools. 

The successful candidate will be CCAB qualified, have detailed knowledge of accounting standards and experience of the charity statement of recommended practice (SORP). They will be able to develop strong working relationships within the department and across the Schools, as well as working as a primary point of contact for the Schools Governors. The role will focus on preparation of the Schools monthly and annual accounts, the audit process, and managing the supporting journals and financial systems. 

The starting salary for this role will be on the ESMS K Scale for Support Staff (£39,504 - £41,532), with a range of additional benefits. 

More information is available in the PDF below.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 4 December.


Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

Closing Date

Friday, December 4, 2020

Supply Nurses

Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools are recruiting Supply Nurses to join our bank of supply staff. The Supply Nurses will work as and when required, often at short notice, to cover staff absences in the Schools or at peak times, during term time only. The successful candidates will be required to work across the ESMS sites (Queensferry Road, Ravelston and Inverleith) supporting the full age range of pupils (Nursery to S6). 

A full CV and letter of application, addressed to Cheryl Allan, Nurse Manager, should be sent to

Any enquiries about this position should be directed to Jenny Mallinson, HR Advisor, at

The closing date is 12pm on 2 December 2020.  


Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

Job Type

Supply staff



Closing Date

Wednesday, December 2, 2020