- Oldmachar Academy Aberdeen, AB22 8UR
- £62,625 per year
- Contract Type:
- Permanent, Temporary
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
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Duration: Full Time, Fixed Term (Maternity Cover - up to 12 months)
Location: Oldmachar Academy
Start Date: February/March 2024
To contribute to the management of the school/service and the delivery of quality education through the appropriate involvement of pupils, staff, parents, other agencies and the community. This will be done in accordance with the Authority’s strategic plan, the school/service improvement plan, national priorities, local improvement objectives, in accordance with current legislation and within national and local agreements.
Roles that require PVG Membership
Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 12 and above (currently £32,555 per annum / £16.92 per hour)
The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Appropriate teaching qualification.
Full GTC (Scotland) registration in the appropriate subject/sector, or be eligible for such registration.
PVG scheme membership – Working with Children.
The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Ability to provide strategic direction and guidance to colleagues.
Ability to lead curriculum development and quality assurance.
Ability to teach the full curriculum in the relevant subject (or, in a multi-departmental faculty, at least one subject area) or sector, and to develop the curriculum.
Ability to prioritise the work in the assigned areas of responsibility.
Ability to manage and organise classes through planning and preparing for teaching and learning.
Ability to assess, record and report on the work of pupils’ progress to inform a range of teaching and learning approaches.
Ability to prepare pupils for examinations and qualifications.
Ability to contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school.
Ability to contribute to the school and council planning and improvement processes.
Ability to maintain and develop knowledge and skills and contribute to the professional development of colleagues including probationary and student teachers.
See Job Profile for further details.
Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.
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Guaranteed Interview Scheme
We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:
- have a disability
- are care-experienced and aged 16-29
- are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
- have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
- are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships
Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs