- Location: Bathgate Academy, Edinburgh Road, Bathgate, EH48 1LF
- Salary: £54,756.00
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Position Type: Full Time
- Hours: 35 hours per week
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Principal Teacher Curriculum - English & Modern Languages, Bathgate Academy, 35hours per week, closing date 29th September 2019
Bathgate Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and dynamic individual.
The successful candidate will support the vision for the school and implement strategies to achieve this vision. This is a key post which comes at an exciting and challenging time for education in the school.
Bathgate Academy is a comprehensive non-denominational school and serves a cluster of five primary schools in the Bathgate area.
The school roll is currently 960 and this is steadily rising due to housing developments within the area and an ever increasing confidence from the community about the standard of education we provide.
We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school. We aim to provide experiences that result in a creative and enterprising attitude in our students, to develop young people with a sense of pride and ambition to contribute positively to the local, national and international community. We place an emphasis on the student experience and seek flexibility to ensure that students achieve success in examinations and through personal achievement pathways.
The successful candidate will have the necessary experience and leadership skills to assist in taking forward the principles of Curriculum for Excellence in order to support the improvement agenda of the faculty, school and authority.
Our Senior and Extended Management Teams meet on a regular basis and each member contributes to the strategic and operational leadership and management of the school. This includes decision making in relation to the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence.
A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.
The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule. If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary.