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Teacher of English, 147.2 - WEL05145

Employer
WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Sep 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Teacher of English, Armadale Academy, 35 hours per week, Fixed term until 14th August 2022, Closing date 26th September 2021

Armadale Academy is a six-year comprehensive school that serves over 1000 students in the Armadale/Blackridge and Bathgate area. We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school. The school has approximately 80 teaching staff and departments are organised under the direction of a Principal Teacher Curriculum responsible for each Curricular Area.

Armadale Academy offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. The excellent facilities available, allied to commitment of our staff, allow us to offer all of our students the highest possible standard of education in a safe, caring and stimulating environment - an environment in which all members of the school community are valued and their achievements recognised.

We aim to work in partnership with all stakeholders within Armadale Academy to ensure a high quality student experience that reflects curricular design principles and student entitlements with the ultimate aim of maximised achievement and attainment for all. Our mission statement "Learning Together, Achieving Together" underpins our collaborative approach to improvement where every voice is important and valued. The school values - ambition, achievement, positive attitude, community, respect and equity- underpin all decision making in the daily life of the school.

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 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.

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.
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