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Forrester High 212 Broomhouse Road Edinburgh, EH12 9AE
£32,217 - £48,516 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Teacher of Physical Education
Forrester High School

Salary: £32,217 - £48,516 per year
Hours: 35 per week

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.

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 staff 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.

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

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

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