Teacher of French and Spanish - Ross High School

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Ref no: EAL02762
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Ross High School, Well Wynd, Tranent
Salary: £22,866 - £36,480 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Secondary Education

Vacancy Information

Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Days of Work Mon-Fri
To start 13 August 2018

Applications are welcome from current probationers pending attainment of full registration with the GTCS in July 2018

Ross High School, Tranent is conveniently situated close to the A1 in East Lothian and serves a widespread community including the towns and villages of Tranent, Macmerry, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Elphinstone, Humbie & Saltoun. The school provides education to a student population expected to rise to 1050 in the next few years.

Led by the Head Teacher and a committed teaching staff, the school has a progressive philosophy and aims to unlock students' potential by:

  • Encouraging achievement
  • Rewarding success
  • Developing responsibility
  • Promoting respect

For the right individual, the school offers both the environment and the opportunities for exceptional professional development for an ambitious teacher. 


Job Details

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. 

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
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.

PVG Membership
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.

Additional Information

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Teaching employment information

East Lothian Council Secondary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Secondary Schools

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