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  • Ref no: FIF17141
  • Published: 26/10/2020
  • Closes: 9/11/2020
  • Location: Waid Academy, KY10 3HD
  • Salary: £32,994.00 - £41,412.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Contract Type - Temporary Until 24 June 2021

Interview Date - Week Commencing Monday 16 November 2020

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking here and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

As a member of the school community, the role of the teacher is to lead learning for, and with, all learners with whom they engage and also to work with and support the development of colleagues and other partners and work to the benefit of the pupils, their parents and the community the school serves, through pursuing the objectives and implementing policies set by the Headteacher and Fife Council Education Children’s service, under the overall direction of the Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services. 

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Before confirming appointment, you will be required to be registered with the
General Teaching Council (GTCS) and obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups
(PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

You will be required to provide contact details of at least two referees on the
application form that cover your employment or academic history for the past 3
years. Depending on your circumstances you may be asked to provide more than 2


You shall be accountable to the Headteacher/Senior Leadership Team and Education and Children’s Services and for the following list of duties and for such
other duties as can reasonably be attached to the post. In carrying out these duties
you will be responsible for:

• Having knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its
• Having knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school,
primary or secondary curriculum
• Having knowledge and understanding of planning coherent and progressive
teaching programmes
• Having knowledge and understanding of contexts for learning to fulfil their
responsibilities in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing and
interdisciplinary learning
• Having knowledge and understanding of the principles of assessment,
recording and reporting
• Planning coherent, progressive and stimulating teaching programmes which
match learners’ needs and abilities
• Communicating effectively and interact productively with learners, individually
and collectively
• Employing a range of teaching strategies and resources to meet the needs
and abilities of learners
• Having high expectations of all learners
• Creating a safe, caring and purposeful learning environment
• Developing positive relationships and positive behaviour strategies
• Using assessment, recording and reporting as an integral part of the teaching
process to support and enhance learning.

The Individual

Fife Council is looking to recruit a talented and committed teacher who is willing to
apply new learning with enthusiasm. They should be confident and able to
demonstrate they are an innovative practitioner. They should have a sound and
detailed knowledge and understanding of the relevant aspects of the Curriculum for
Excellence 3-18 as well as possessing strong interpersonal skills and be able to
demonstrate they have a commitment to the vision, values and core priorities in the
development of education, teaching and learning which meets the needs of all

Whilst demonstrating these competencies, in Fife Council our How We Work Matters
framework is at the heart of our local authority. Our teachers will be responsible for
being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all
council employees:

• Take ownership
• Focus on customers
• Work together
• Embrace technology

For further information please contact: - Dawn Redman on 01334 659404 or email

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