Gracemount High School is a small non-denominational secondary school with a roll of 600 pupils which serves the community of South East Edinburgh. The school was founded in 1959 as a junior secondary school and since the late 1960s has been a fully comprehensive six-year high school.
Gracemount High School was built under PPP and opened in 2003. The school’s leadership team comprise the Head Teacher, two Depute Head Teachers and a Business Manager. We have a complement of 51 teaching staff and 20 support staff.
The post holder will work within a Mathematics faculty of 5 teachers, including a Curriculum Leader.
Ideally looking to cover full time hours, we will also consider part time and temporary applications.
The successful candidate will have relevant experience as a classroom teacher and be able to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism in the classroom. You are required to have a highly developed understanding of learning and teaching pedagogies and must be able to demonstrate a commitment to professional learning and continuous development. A sound knowledge of current national developments will be required.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to create, motivate and work effectively within a team and organise workload to meet tight time-scales. Good management, liaison, communication, presentation skills and a commitment to maximising pupil progress are essential to this post.
- The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and a commitment to team working.
- A commitment to inclusion and comprehensive education with a focus on continuous
improvement in the quality of the education provided for all young people in Gracemount High School
- Energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, optimism and a commitment to the highest standards
- Relevant experience subject area
Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the City of Edinburgh Council.
Closing date: 27/01/2020
Gracemount High School, Lasswade Road, Edinburgh