Depute Head Teacher, Broxburn Academy, 35 hours per week, Closing date 25th April 2021
THIS POST IS FOR AN AUGUST START
Broxburn Academy is a six-year comprehensive school serving the areas of Broxburn, Uphall, Uphall Station, Pumpherston and Dechmont. We work closely with our cluster primaries which include Broxburn P.S, Kirkhill P.S, Uphaull P.S, Pumpherston and Uphall Station Community P.S and Dechmont Infant School to ensure a consistent and holistic approach.
Our current school roll is 912
We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with drive and ambition to join our team who is committed to improvement and excellence.
Broxburn Academy offers a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice to ensure that our young people have the highest quality learning experiences.
We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you as a staff member the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.
A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential. Strong values such as Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion and a track record of building positive relationships with young people are also 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.