Class Teacher (2 posts) - King's Meadow Primary School

£22,416 - £35,763 per year
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy Information

2 Permanent full time positions available
35 hours per week
Monday - Friday
To start ASAP

King's Meadow Primary is in the centre of the market town of Haddington. It was rebuilt following a fire in 1993 and is of an attractive, semi-open plan design. The school caters for children from P4 to P7 and currently has 13 classes, with a total roll of 364. 16 class bays, arranged in groups of 4, open onto activity areas and look on to a garden area. In addition, there is a Music Room, an ICT room, a Drama Room, a Support for Learning base, library, offices, medical room and sports/dining hall. The school is accessible to those with physical disabilities. The school team consists of Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, 1.5 FTE Principal Teachers, 12.5 FTE class teachers, Support for Learning teacher/s, specialist teachers in Art, Music and PE, 4 classroom assistants and 3 ASN auxiliaries. There are close links with Knox Academy and other cluster primaries. KMPS has a Parent Council and many parents help in the school.

Job Details

To undertake class-teaching duties

Teach assigned classes together with associated preparation and correction.
Develop the school curriculum.
Assess, record and report on the work of pupils.
Prepare pupils for examinations and assist with their administration.
Provide advice and guidance to pupils on issues related to their education.
Promote and safeguard the health, welfare and safety of pupils.
Work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.
Undertake appropriate and agreed Career Long Professional Development (CLPL).
Participate in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review.
Contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification attached at the bottom of the page for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Appropriate primary qualification
For Permanent Posts: Full GTCS Registration is required.
For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required.

PVG Membership
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.

Additional Information

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See also: Generic_Primary_Class_Teacher.pdf

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