Principal Teacher of Modern Languages, Deans Community High School, 478.82

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Job Advert Deans Community High School is a six-year non-denominational comprehensive school offering our students a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice. We are fully committed to engaging our...

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Deans Community High School is a six-year non-denominational comprehensive school offering our students a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice. We are fully committed to engaging our students in their learning and make it a priority to ensure that all students have the opportunity to enjoy a high quality educational experience at Deans. Current roll is in the region of 1000 pupils.

We offer a wide and varied curriculum, emphasising the need for learners to be as successful as possible in their attainment. We recognise and value a range of achievements in music, art, sport, technology, drama, enterprise and interpersonal skills. The modern school building offers outstanding facilities including a theatre, swimming pool, dance studio and comprehensive music suite.  Students are encouraged to make the most of these through our curriculum and numerous extra-curricular activities.  

Deans Community High School offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. We support all learners through our inclusive approach to learning and teaching, with the aim of meeting the needs of all individuals in an atmosphere of respect for self and for others. We want DCHS to thrive as an ambitious, vibrant and caring community, working in partnership with others to improve and to meet the needs of every learner, where resources, knowledge and skills are shared and used wisely, and achievements are shared and celebrated.

Our aims reflect the values of our school and form the foundation of our educational philosophy:

 

Integrity

Respect

Inclusion

Compassion

Aspiration­­

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.

The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18.