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  • Ref no: EDN14195
  • Published: 26/10/2020
  • Closes: 9/11/2020
  • Location: Forrester High, 212 Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh, EH12 9AE
  • Salary: £27,498.00 - £41,412.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.7 hours per week

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Job Description

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Teacher of English - Fixed Term until 28/05/21
Forrester High School

Salary: £27,498 - £41,412 (pro rata for part time)
Hours: 22.70 hours per week (Part-time: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

Forrester High School is a state of the art PPP school opened in January 2010. All classrooms are fully equipped to a very high standard and all teaching classrooms have access to an interactive whiteboard.

Since 2012, the school has rolled out iPads to certain year groups to help improve their learning in the classroom and at home. As a 1:1 computing school, all teachers and assistants have the latest Apple technology which includes iPads and there are Apple TV’s in every classroom.

Sports facilities are exceptional and include Games Halls, Gym, Swimming Pool, Fitness Suite, 3G and 2G artificial pitches as well as conventional grass pitches for both rugby and football.

The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students and have a firm belief in the potential of all students.

Forrester High School strives to ensure that all young people have access to tailored learning pathways that meet their needs. We will work closely to ensure our learners know how to progress their learning. This will enable them to gain the skills, experiences and qualifications they need to achieve a successful, positive and sustained destination on leaving school.

The school is firmly committed to raising attainment and promoting achievement. This is a whole school priority in the improvement plan and reflects local CEC and national priorities.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults,under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.

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