Supply Teachers

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar - Council OfficesNa h-Eileanan Siar

Job Description

Urgent requirement in secondary sciences, Gaelic Primary Teachers across all geographical areas but particularly Uist and Barra and Primary Teachers (English) across all geographical areas.

The Education and Children’s Services Department operates a register of supply teachers willing to undertake short-term cover for teacher absences.

The purpose of this post is to contribute to overall school effectiveness in respect of the following areas:


(b)Care and welfare


(d)Professional development.


The successful candidate must be registered with the GTC Scotland.

Candidates should ensure that they address all aspects of the person specification in their application.


Subject to the policies of the school and the education authority the duties of teachers are to perform such tasks as the headteacher shall direct having reasonable regard to overall teacher workload related to the following categories:

1 Teaching assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction.

2 Developing the school curriculum.

3 Assess, recording and reporting on the work of pupils.

4 Preparing pupils for examinations and assisting with the administration of examinations.

5 Providing advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.

6 Promoting and safeguarding the health, welfare and safety of pupils.

7 Working in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

8 Undertaking appropriate and agreed continuing professional development.

9 Participating in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review.

10 Contributing to good order and the wider needs of the school.

The Individual

Salary for the above teaching posts will be in accordance with current regulations plus £1,928 Distant Islands Allowance (pro rata for part time posts).

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