- Location: Haddington
- £22,866 to £36,480 per annum, MAIN GRADE TEACHER
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: EAL03062
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
To start asap following interviews
Applications are welcome from probationer teachers pending full registration in July.
Knox Academy is a state school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2017 the roll was 751. The ethos of the school revolves around the three core values of wisdom, engagement and respect. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming school. The school is accessible to all.
The curriculum provides a full range of subjects from S1-S6. We aim to meet the needs of all the pupils, providing a curriculum that is appropriate in terms of breadth, depth and challenge. We endeavor to treat all pupils as individuals and hope that they, their parents and the community will work in partnership to provide them with the support and opportunities that will enable them to make their next educational steps. Pupils are encouraged to access the extensive and varied menu of extra-curricular activities on offer.
The Mathematics Department forms part of the Numeracy & Computing Faculty (Mathematics and Computing. The department delivers the full range of courses to Advanced Higher, is innovative, inclusive and attracts a high uptake in certificated courses.
There is a proud tradition of excellent education in Haddington and the pupils, staff and parents of the school work hard to continue this.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic and with the ability to communicate their enthusiasm to the pupils and other staff and with an excellent track record of delivering Mathematics courses. During session 2018/19 there will be a Pupil Equity Fund numeracy initiative in school that the successful postholder will be involved in delivering with others in the Mathematics department. You should be prepared to demonstrate a commitment to self-evaluation and lifelong professional learning.
The post will be shortlisted on 20th August with interviews being held Thursday, 23rd August 2018.Job Details
Teaching relevant subject through S1-S6.
Subject to the policies of the school and the education authority the duties of teachers, promoted and unpromoted, are to perform such tasks as the Head Teacher shall direct having reasonable regard to overall teacher workload related to the following categories-
Teaching assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction
Developing the school curriculum
Assessing, recording and reporting on the work of pupils
Preparing pupils for examinations and assisting with their administration
Providing advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education
Promoting and safeguarding the health, welfare and safety of pupils
Working in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals
Undertaking appropriate and agreed continuing professional development
Participating in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review
Contributing towards good order and the wider needs of the school
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.Job Requirements
Registered with GTCS as a teacher of relevant subject
For Permanent Posts: Full GTCS Registration is required.
For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
Teaching Employment Information
East Lothian Council Secondary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Secondary Schools
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