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Peebles High School, Springwood Road, Peebles, Peeblesshire, EH45 9HB
£59,571 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Details

Grade: PR-TCH Pt 8

Salary: £59,571 per annum
Contract Duration: This is a Temporary Post until  13 August 2023


Role Purpose

You will provide effective leadership of learning and teaching within the designated subject group. The post holder will be responsible for teaching assigned classes, as well as management activities within the school and across the learning community.

Subject to the policies of the school and the council the duties of principal teachers are to perform such tasks as the headteacher shall direct. These should give reasonable regard to overall teacher workload related to:

1. All duties related to teaching of assigned classes within the curriculum *
2. Assessing, recording and reporting on work of pupils
3. Preparing pupils for examination and assisting with their administration
4. Providing advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education
5. Participating in issues relating to school planning, raising achievement and attainment and individual review
6. Responsibility for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of colleagues
7. Curriculum development within the school and across the learning community
8. Quality assurance within designated subject groups
9. Contributing to the development of school policy in relation to the behaviour management of pupils
10. The management and guidance of colleagues
11. Reviewing the CPD needs, career development and performance of colleagues
12. The provision of advice, support and guidance to colleagues
13. Implementation of whole school policies dealing with assessment and pupil welfare
14. Working in partnership with colleagues, parents, and staff in other schools as appropriate
* such tasks should not routinely include those outlined in Appendix 2.6 of SNCT Handbook Part 2






Full GTC Scotland Registration in a relevant subject
Evidence of Continued Professional Development

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Campbell Wilson, Headteacher email or Mr Craig Gilfether, Business Manager, email or Tel 01721726323

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.


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