Teacher of English, East Lothian Council

Closing date:Expiring soon

Musselburgh Grammar SchoolEast Lothian Council

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,866-£36,480
Contract term: Permanent

Please Note: Applications are welcome from Probationer Teachers pending full registration in August 2019.

Musselburgh Grammar School serves the town of Musselburgh and the surrounding villages of Wallyford and Whitecraig. The community is strong in Musselburgh and there is loyalty attached to the local Grammar School. We have approximately 1,100 pupils ranging in age from 12 to 18 and over 100 staff in total. The vision of the school is 'to become one of the best schools in Scotland.' This has resonated with all stakeholders and is consistent with the school motto of 'Striving for Excellence — Caring for All.'

Our pupil centred approach and ambition for young people is also reflected in our school values. Honesty, Determination and Respect were the choices of our school in June 2015. Continuing to raise attainment is our key objective along with ensuring that our youngsters develop transferable skills for the future. We have recorded our best ever exam results at all levels in 2015, 2016,2017 and 2018..

If you share these high expectations for young people, we would encourage you to apply for this post.

Requirements
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 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.

Responsibilities & 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.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

The Individual:

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. 

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

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

Closing date: 21/04/2019

Reference: EAL03833

Musselburgh Grammar School, Inveresk Road, Musselburgh



More about Musselburgh Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 86 Inveresk Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 7BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1316 654278