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S3 Ross High School 10 December 2009

Hello again and welcome to the second session and this time we are going to make a record!

Using the words on this presentation I want you in your groups to make up a careers ‘rap’ and to help you I have provided rhyming words words-and-rhymes on this Sheet to start you off! Listen to the music  and try and think of the message you want to get across; then we’ll make our masterpiece with a great Blues backing track and some seriously good moothie playing!!!! Remember this is a group activity, so help each other but above all. have fun!

And here’s one my colleague done earlier! sound-off and another! all-together-now


Vacancies at Roslin Cells Ltd – Closing date is Tues 8 December

From: kathryn reilly (Roslin Cells) []
Subject: Life Sciences Modern Apprenticeship opportunities

Roslin Cells Ltd is a Life Sciences research Company, based at Roslin BioCentre, involved in the delivery of clinical grade stem cells for research and therapy.

We are looking to appoint 2 persons as Modern Apprentices on 3-year Apprenticeships, offering a formal career path for these individuals combining paid employment within a fast-growing industry in the local area and day-release Further Education at Forth Valley College, Falkirk in this discipline. Ideal candidates for these roles might be 6th year students from the local secondary schools who may be seeking employment rather than progressing to full-time further education.

We need to move very quickly – closing date for applications is 8th Dec, interviews held 11th Dec and appointments must be made by the end of December!

A summary of the 2 roles is as follows:

Trainee Quality Control Assistant

The role will support the delivery of clinical grade stem cells for research and therapy through general laboratory duties and related documentation.

Trainee Quality Assurance Assistant

The role will support the delivery of clinical grade stem cells for research and therapy by assessing laboratory procedures and related documentation

Salary:                                   £12,000 – £14,000 p.a.

Hours:                                   4 days a week at Roslin and 1 day release at Forth Valley College, Falkirk

Contract Term:                  3-year fixed term Apprenticeship contract

Closing date:                      Tuesday 08 Dec 09

Interview date:                 Friday 11 Dec 09

Start date:                           January 2010

Entry requirements:

they must have a minimum of one higher or the equivalent, at C grade or above, preferably in a scientific subject. they must also have at least three standard grades at level 1, 2 or 3 in Maths, English and a scientific subject.

Applications should be by way of CV and covering letter sent either electronically or posted to me at the address below. I am still awaiting final copy of job descriptions for each, so students can apply for both positions in the meantime and I will forward these descriptions as soon as I have them.

These posts are also advertised at JobCentrePlus with references PEI/15734 and PEI/15735 should any of your students wish to view them online.

I should also have postcard flyers later today which I can forward to you; in the meantime if you require any further info, please let me know.

Thank you in advance for your assistance in this matter

Kind regards

Kathryn A. Reilly ACMA

Finance Manager

Roslin Cells Ltd

Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PS

Tel: 0131 527 4422

Fax: 0131 527 4517




Roslin Cells Limited is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (registered number SC290425). Our registered office is at Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PS. Our VAT registration number is 889001996.


The information contained in this e-mail (including any attachments) is confidential and is intended for the use of the addressee only.   The opinions expressed within this e-mail (including any attachments) are the opinions of the sender and do not necessarily constitute those of Roslin Cells Limited (“the Company”) unless specifically stated by a sender who is duly authorised to do so on behalf of the Company.




CASTING CALL MONDAY EVENING.Looking for any young people (13-25) who are interested in drama to take part in an exciting film project in partnership with First Light film production and LGBT Youth Scotland, funded by UK Film Council.

‘The Green Man’ is a short film written and directed by our 13-17 year old group, Sound Youth. The aim is to show it in upcoming film festivals in Scotland and elsewhere.

We need young budding actors and actresses to star in it! Casting session is on Monday 30th November at 19:00 at LGBT Youth Scotland, 40 Commercial St.

Edinburgh EH6 6JD.

Please email for more info about the project, and if any young people are wanting to come along on Monday, get in touch with Nigel Chipps at 555 3490

University of Edinburgh

 University of Edinburgh

 Opportunity:Winter Fun in Edinburgh!

 Interested in Postgraduate studies? Edinburgh University’s
 Postgraduate Open Day is on December 4th 2009. Why not join us on
 the day and find out about the wealth of postgraduate opportunities
 we have to offer? While you’re here you can take advantage of the
 Edinburgh winter festivities and experience Scotland’s capital city.
 For more information about the Open Day and to register please visit:
 Tweet us! Event hashtag #uoepgopen

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