Current Vacancies

All staff vacancies are listed below. This page is regularly updated.

Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant required for one-to-one support and assistance for a Primary 7 aged boy with ASD in mainstream school.

We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated individual with a passion for working with children. The candidate would be required to support the child to enable them to access all aspects of school life. On a daily basis you will also be expected to review behavioural and academic targets with the child. In addition, there are a variety of activities out with the classroom which will require support and encouragement including sport. A willingness to join in with wider school activities as they arise is critical.

  • Qualifications: Preferable but not essential – NC, SVQ, HNC, TEFL, PDGE.
  • Start Date: 26th August 2019
  • Hours: 08.15-16.30 Monday to Friday during term time
  • Contract Term: Until July 2020 in the first instance.

  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter in the first instance to
  • Job offer will be subject to PVG clearance and references.
  • Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 9th August 2019
  • Interviews will be held at the School during w/c 19th August 2019

Job Description

GAP Year Positions

Fancy spending your GAP Year in one of the most beautiful cities in the World?

Cargilfield is a boarding and day Prep School for over 300 children aged 3 to 13, on the edge of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

We have four resident GAP students each year, either from the southern hemisphere (Jan-Dec) or from the UK (Sept to Jul). Please click on the Job Descrition below for a more detailed understanding of what is required, but bags of energy and enthusiasm and a love of working with children goes a long way!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Cargilfield School

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