Temporary until the 22nd of October 2023
Days of Work:
Wednesday & Friday, School hours
To start October
North Berwick High School is a secondary school in the beautiful coastal town
of North Berwick, which recently received an excellent HMIE inspection report.
The current school roll is 1064; this is expected to increase over the next
few years. Expansion work to create more classrooms and improved facilities is
currently underway. Strong links have been developed with the local community
and a broad range of extra curricular activities are on offer.
The Humanities faculty, encompassing geography, history, modern studies, RME
and psychology is made up of a Principal Teacher and eight teachers. The
faculty teaches generic courses at BGE level and offers certificate classes at
National, Higher and Advanced Higher levels.
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
Contributing towards good order and the wider needs of the school
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job
Attachments') 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
Permanent Posts: GTCS Full registration (General)
Temporary Posts: GTCS Full registration (General) / Provisional registration
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
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the
last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas
criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be
found on the GOV.UKwebsite.
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Please Note - Pay arrangements for those starting after 1st day of school
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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