Primary Teacher (FIF12202)

Fife Council

  • Location: Glenrothes
  • £27,438 to £36,480 per annum, Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers TEACH
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF12202

Job Description

Interview Date: Friday 7 December 2018

This position is working for Pupil Support Service, supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural needs.

As a member of the school community, the role of the teacher is to lead learning for, and with, all learners with whom they engage and also to work with and support the development of colleagues and other partners and work to the benefit of the pupils, their parents and the community the school serves, through pursuing the objectives and implementing policies set by the Headteacher and Fife Council Education Children’s service, under the overall direction of the Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services.

A range of permanent, temporary, full-time, part-time and peripatetic teaching posts within our Primary Schools will be available from August 2016. At this stage it is not possible to identify specific schools.

Applications are welcome from Permanent, Temporary, and Supply Teachers or current Probationer Teachers participating in the Teacher Induction Scheme for 2015/16, appointments are subject to the award of Standard for Full Registration.

This position is working for Education Primary Pupil Support Services, supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural needs.


Before confirming appointment, you will be required to be registered with the General Teaching Council (GTCS) and obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

For appointment to a denominational school teachers are required to be approved as regards religious belief and character by representatives of the church. When seeking approval, a teacher must demonstrate how his/her personal “religious belief and character” enables him/her to undertake the duties of the particular teaching post within the context of a Catholic school. The reference for a Catholic teacher should be provided by the teacher’s parish priest who should be able to testify to the teacher’s personal “religious belief and character”. For further information relating to the approval process please visit


You shall be accountable to the Headteacher/Senior Leadership Team and Education and Children’s Services and for the following list of duties and for such other duties as can reasonably be attached to the post. In carrying out these duties you will be responsible for:

Having knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its development Having knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary curriculum Having knowledge and understanding of planning coherent and progressive teaching programmes Having knowledge and understanding of contexts for learning to fulfil their responsibilities in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing and interdisciplinary learning Having knowledge and understanding of the principles of assessment, recording and reporting Planning coherent, progressive and stimulating teaching programmes which match learners’ needs and abilities Communicating effectively and interact productively with learners, individually and collectively Employing a range of teaching strategies and resources to meet the needs and abilities of learners Having high expectations of all learners Creating a safe, caring and purposeful learning environment Developing positive relationships and positive behaviour strategies Using assessment, recording and reporting as an integral part of the teaching process to support and enhance learning. The Individual

Fife Council is looking to recruit a talented and committed teacher who is willing to apply new learning with enthusiasm. They should be confident and able to demonstrate they are an innovative practitioner. They should have a sound and detailed knowledge and understanding of the relevant aspects of the Curriculum for Excellence 3-18 as well as possessing strong interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate they have a commitment to the vision, values and core priorities in the development of education, teaching and learning which meets the needs of all pupils.

Whilst demonstrating these competencies, in Fife Council our How We Work Matters framework is at the heart of our local authority. Our teachers will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

For Further Information Please Contact: Catriona Paton on 01592 583368 or Email

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