Teacher of Mathematics - North Berwick High School
- North Berwick High School, Grange Road, North Berwick, EH39 4QS
- £28,113 - £42,336 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
Days of Work:
Monday - Friday
To start asap OR August 2023
Applications are welcome from current probationers pending attainment of full registration with the GTCS.
North Berwick High School is a secondary school in the beautiful coastal town of North Berwick, which recently received an excellent HMIE inspection report. The current school roll is 1060; this is expected to increase significantly over the next few years. Expansion work to create more classrooms and improved facilities is currently underway. Strong links have been developed with the local community and a broad range of extra curricular activities are on offer. The ethos of the school is underpinned by the NBHS values of curiosity, kindness, diligence and belonging. We aspire to excellence in learning and teaching and our school motto “Aim Higher” speaks to this ambition.
Maths is within the Numeracy faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to teach BGE and certificate classes. There are certificate classes in maths and applications of maths. It is a large and thriving faculty, with high attainment and a determination to provide appropriate pathways for all learners. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a great team and be part of a thriving school community.
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 (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
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Registered with GTCS as a teacher of relevant subject
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Temporary Posts: GTCS Full registration (General) / Provisional registration
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.
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Please Note - Pay arrangements for those starting after 1st day of school session
In accordance with Teachers Conditions of Service (SNCT - Appendix 2.19), Teachers who commence employment with East Lothian Council after the first day of the school session will have their salary for the remainder of the school salary year (which runs from 1 August to 31 July each year), ; recalculated to reflect how teachers accrue leave and pay.
In these circumstances, a calculation will be carried out upon commencement of employment and leave and pay will be adjusted. Further information will be provided to the successful candidate should this be applicable.
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