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Ref no:
SLA08390
Published:
20/10/2021
Closes:
3/11/2021
Location:
Carluke High School, Carnwath Road, Carluke, ML8 4EA
Salary:
£50,772 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

This is a Fixed Term opportunity up to January 2023

About the school: Our school is a secondary, co-educational, non denominational, comprehensive, community school serving the town of Carluke and the neighbouring villages of Braidwood, Forth, Law, Kilncadzow and Yieldshields in South Lanarkshire approximately 25 miles south east of Glasgow.

We have approximately 1,053 pupils ranging in age from 12 to 18 and a teaching staff of just over 100 teachers. We offer a broad, balanced curriculum delivered by 5 faculties and 6 teaching departments, a well equipped Library Resource Centre and 3 ICT Rooms.

At Carluke High School, we are committed to working together to create inspirational learning opportunities and bright futures for every pupil. This is the vision that we share across our school. We aim to sustain a happy learning environment by developing character, confidence, courage and kindness. Pupils have opportunities to grow as young people and to participate in classroom, cross-curricular and extra-curricular activities that allow them to develop these characteristics.

School Website: Carluke High School

School Twitter: @CarlukeHS

Requirements

Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

GTC Registration

It is a legal requirement for any teacher teaching in a Scottish state school to be registered with GTC Scotland, General Teaching Council (Scotland) Registration.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Additional information for current South Lanarkshire Council Employees

As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

Responsibilities

The Principal Teacher will be a member of the Management Team supporting a policy of consultative and participative management and will contribute to the school’s Improvement Plan.

South Lanarkshire Council schools have recently undergone an £800m+ modernisation programme.

The aim of this programme is simple - to create high quality additional support needs and primary and secondary provision in South Lanarkshire - fit for the twenty first century.

During this time we have built and modernised numerous Primary and Secondary Schools.

It is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

South Lanarkshire Council Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

You will assist in the delivery of the curriculum and contribute to whole school initiatives, as appropriate and will carry out the range of duties outlined in Annexe B of "A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century".

Although specific duties have been drawn up and are defined in this profile, they are not exhaustive and can change to suit the needs and priorities of the school. The necessity for change will be determined by the Head Teacher.

The Individual

The main language taught in the school is Spanish along with French, it is therefore essential for candidates to be accredited to teach Spanish.

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