To be responsible and accountable for teaching duties in accordance with the Council’s overall Education and Youth Employment objectives.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To deliver an effective education service in accordance with the Council’s corporate policies and procedures and relevant strategy provision.
To understand information management and security issues and work in line with legislation and Council policies and guidelines, ensuring that information is used, shared and managed appropriately.
To undertake any other reasonably required duties, consistent with duties detailed in Part 2 Section 2 of the SNCT Handbook of Conditions of Service, as directed by the Executive Director (Education and Youth Employment) or nominee, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.
Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
To deliver effective teaching services in accordance with the directions of the headteacher or other promoted staff.
To undertake such services in pursuit of good practice including:
A commitment to pupil and parent/carer focus;
The pursuit of continuous improvement;
The implementation and evaluation of quality assurance procedures.
Teaching assigned class(es), groups or individuals together with associated planning, preparation and correction.
Assessing, moderating, recording and reporting on the work of pupils.
Where appropriate prepare pupils for examinations and assist with their administration.
Providing advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.
Developing the curriculum in line with the curricular framework, e.g. Curriculum for Excellence.
Working in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals to meet the needs of children, young people and families in their learning community.
Participating in issues related to planning, raising attainment and achievement and reflection on current practice.
Promoting and safeguarding the health, welfare and safety of pupils.
Maintaining positive behaviour of pupils, contributing towards good order and the wider needs of the establishment.
Assist in the development of Personal Learning Plans/Pupil support plans.
Undertaking appropriate and agreed continuing professional development in line with the Standards for Registration, Professional Review and Development, Professional Update and school improvement priorities.
Please be advised that additional hours in Pupil Support or Early Years teaching may be available for the right candidate.
As part of the selection process we ask that you provide ONE completed reference alongside your application form. References will be read in conjunction with your application form. Therefore, applicants who do not submit references in time will be placed at a disadvantage compared to those who have provided appropriate references, as additional points will be added to your score where the panel are in receipt of a satisfactory reference (i.e 0 points for no reference received, maximum of 6 points for a very strong reference). Your second referee will be contacted by North Ayrshire Council if you are the preferred candidate for the post.
Please note that it is your responsibility to gather a reference, and forward the completed reference to the relevant contact within the School. References should be received before the closing date for the vacancy. References for this vacancy should be emailed to:
Shirley MacLachlan, Head Teacher
Regulated Work with Children:
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 confirmation of employment being made by North Ayrshire Council. Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted in instalments from your wages following commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. For further details on North Ayrshire Council’s policy please visit http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/resident/jobs-and-training/pre-employment-checks.aspx.
Closing date: 25/06/2017
Shiskine Primary School and Nursery,
Isle of Arran