Knox Academy is a state school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2017 the roll was 751. The ethos of the school revolves around the three core values of wisdom, engagement and respect. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming school. The school is accessible to all.
The curriculum provides a full range of subjects from S1-S6. We aim to meet the needs of all the pupils, providing a curriculum that is appropriate in terms of breadth, depth and challenge. We endeavor to treat all pupils as individuals and hope that they, their parents and the community will work in partnership to provide them with the support and opportunities that will enable them to make their next educational steps. Pupils are encouraged to access the extensive and varied menu of extra-curricular activities on offer.
The Technology Department forms part of the Expressive Arts Faculty (Art, Drama, Music and Technology). The department delivers the full range of Technology courses, is innovative, inclusive and attracts a high uptake in certificated courses.
There is a proud tradition of excellent education in Haddington and the pupils, staff and parents of the school work hard to continue this.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic and with the ability to communicate their enthusiasm to the pupils and other staff and with a track record of delivering Technical courses. They should be prepared to demonstrate a commitment to self-evaluation and lifelong professional learning. Applicants able to offer a wide variety of technology teaching, including Practical Woodwork to National 5 and Design & Manufacture courses to Advanced Higher would be highly desirable.
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
Closing date: 21/01/2018