- Location: Ross High School, Well Wynd, Tranent, EH33 2EQ
- Salary: £27,498.00 - £41,412.00 per year
- Contract Type: Temporary
- Position Type: Full Time
- Hours: 35 hours per week
Temporary until June 2021
Days of Work:
Monday - Friday (normal school hours)
To start as soon as possible
Ross High School is a co-educational, non-denominational school situated in Tranent, East Lothian approximately 12 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. The school roll is currently 1060 pupils although this is due to increase significantly over the next few years. The school has good facilities for students and is continually looking for ways to broaden the learning environment out with the school, working together with partners within the community. An extension to the school is planned to begin in June 2019 to increase the school’s capacity to 1350.
Ross High School has been designated as the ELC provision for pupils of secondary age who have Complex Support Needs.
Ross High school has significant strengths however its motto ‘Ad Meliora – Towards Better’ states clearly the willingness to improve. The school has clear Aims and Values including the Mission Statement ‘Excellence for Everyone’. Inclusion in all aspects of learning is at the heart of them all. The school strives to offer the highest quality of learning and teaching, support and preparation for the next phase in their lives. The school also has a Code of Conduct as well as a Code of Learning. The school ethos is built on these three key documents. An Expected Standards document has been introduced to all classes to ensure a consistent high quality of learning and teaching across the school.
Ross High School also offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities that allow pupils to develop their skills beyond the classroom.
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 this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Registered with GTCS as a teacher of relevant subject
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For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required.
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.
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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
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