Education and Children's Services
Teacher of Home Economics - permanent position
Wester Hailes High School
Salary: £28,113 - £42,336
Hours: 35 per week
At Wester Hailes High School we place learning at the centre of all we do,
believing that in the right environment everyone can learn and grow.
We nurture and promote partnerships between staff, pupils, parents and the
community to encourage all learners to be the best they can be.
We are inclusive, embrace diversity and respect everyone as equal.
We are committed to be a centre of excellence in our Community. Our culture is
one that is ambitious, and we promote and support high attendance, achievement
and attainment. We are very proud of the positive relationship between and
among staff and pupils.
The successful applicant for this post will be a skilled, effective teacher,
committed to experiential learning, with an ability to engage all young people
in effective learning and to manage and encourage positive behaviour. We
require a commitment to warm and mutually respectful relationships with young
people, families and colleagues. We are looking for effective communication,
inter-personal and negotiation skills, and a capacity for both leadership and
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or
Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act
2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo
a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by
the City of Edinburgh Council.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually
increases until it reaches the top of the range.
We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel
valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the
benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience,
and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.
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