Teacher of English - Knox AcademyFavourite
|Closes:||Sunday, 4th June 2017|
|Published:||Friday, 19th May 2017|
|Location:||Knox Academy, Pencaitland Road, Haddington|
|Salary:||£22,416 - £35,763 per year|
|Hours:||35.00 hours per week|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Organisation:||East Lothian Council|
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon - Fri
To start 14 August 2017
Probationer teachers pending full registration by 14 August 2017 are eligible to apply for this post.
Knox Academy is a state school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2016 the roll was 762. 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 endeavour 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 English Department forms part of the Communication & Literacy Faculty (English, Modern Languages and Learning Support). The department delivers the full range of English courses, 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 a track record of delivering English courses. They should be prepared to demonstrate a commitment to self-evaluation and lifelong professional learning.
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 attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.
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: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/download/1834/east_lothian_council_employment_information
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