Staff Vacancies

ESMS welcome applications for all staff vacancies 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

After School and Holiday Club Playworker

Our wraparound care services continue to expand and we require additional staff to work in our evolving e-Plus After School and Holiday Clubs.  Working within an enthusiastic and dynamic team, successful candidates will be responsible for the out of school care of boys and girls aged 3 to 5 and 5 to 7 (1.30 pm to 6.00 pm daily) based on The Mary Erskine School campus at Ravelston or those aged 8 to 12 (3.00 pm to 6.00 pm daily) based on the Stewart’s Melville College campus at Queensferry Road.

Staff can work for a maximum of 22.5 hours per week (at Ravelston) or 15 hours per week (at Queensferry Road) in After School Club and 26.25 hours per week during holiday periods.  The hourly rate ranges from £8.44 to £11.13, depending on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities include –

  • Providing full care for children who attend the After School Club and Holiday Club
  • Supervising and interacting with individuals and groups of children on a daily basis
  • Preparing and organising resources for each day’s activities to provide a play environment for the children which provides high quality care, relaxation and fun
  • Liaising with parents on a daily basis
  • Taking an active part in the planning process and accepting responsibility for the preparation of activities and tasks
  • Ensuring that the play area is safe for the children’s use and is tided appropriately at the end of the day
  • Supervising groups of children on outings

We particularly welcome candidates who have a Playwork or Early Years qualification, or who may be interested in working towards a recognised Childcare qualification for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

A letter of application, addressed to Mrs Claire Gray, e-Plus Manager, along with a current Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two referees, should be submitted by email to recruitment@esms.org.uk or by post to Lydia Lawson, HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT.

The closing date is Friday 4 August 2017.

School

ESMS Junior School

Job Type

Permanent Positions

Closing Date

Friday, August 4, 2017

Academic Secretary /Administrator (Maternity Cover)

We seek a well-qualified person for the full-time post of Academic Secretary/Administrator in The Mary Erskine School Office to cover maternity leave from Monday 11 September 2017 until Friday 22 June 2018.  This is a responsible position, demanding a combination of secretarial and administrative competence, the ability to work as part of a team, personal tact and ease of manner, with the readiness to be flexible in adjusting to unpredictable events and demands.  A high level of ICT competence, including experience of Microsoft Office and Excel, is required.

Salary will be based on our own scales, and will be between £21,567-£22,698, dependent on skills and experience.

A letter of application, addressed to Mrs Linda A Moule, Vice Principal and Head of the MES Senior School, enclosing a full Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two referees, 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 Thursday 3 August 2017.

School

The Mary Erskine School

Job Type

Maternity Cover

Salary

£21,567 - £22,698

Closing Date

Thursday, August 3, 2017

School Nurse

We are seeking a Registered General Nurse, preferably with RSCN training, though this is not essential as relevant experience will be considered for the post of part-time School Nurse at The Mary Erskine School from August/September 2017, to work on Mondays from 10.45 am to 3.30 pm and on Fridays from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm on our Ravelston site during term time only.  There is a possibility that in the future there may be the opportunity for the successful candidate to take on extra hours.

The salary will be based on Points 21 to 29 of our own scales for School Nurses, and will be within the range £6,922 and £9,288 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.

A letter of application, addressed to Mrs Linda A Moule, Vice Principal and Head of the MES Senior School, enclosing a full Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two referees, 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.

The closing date is Friday 4 August 2017.

School

The Mary Erskine School

Job Type

Part-Time

Salary

£6,922 - £9288

Closing Date

Friday, August 4, 2017

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

Closing Date

Monday, July 31, 2017

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

Closing Date

Monday, July 31, 2017