Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £32,034.00 - £40,206.00 gross per year
  • Inverkeithing


Interview Date: Monday 22 July 2019

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link

As a member of the school community, the role of the teacher is to lead learning for, and with, all learners with whom they engage and also to work with and support the development of colleagues and other partners and work to the benefit of the pupils, their parents and the community the school serves, through pursuing the objectives and implementing policies set by the Headteacher and Fife Council Education Children’s’ service, under the overall direction of the Executive Director of Education and Children’s services.

Requirements Before confirming appointment, you will be required to be registered with the General Teaching Council (GTCS) and obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

You will be required to provide contact details of at least two referees on the application form that cover your employment or academic history for the past 3 years. Depending on your circumstances you may be asked to provide more than 2 references.

Responsibilities You shall be accountable to the Headteacher/Senior Leadership Team and Education and Children’s Services and for the following list of duties and for such other duties as can reasonably be attached to the post. In carrying out these duties

you will be responsible for:

Having knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its developmentHaving knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary curriculumHaving knowledge and understanding of planning coherent and progressive teaching programmesHaving knowledge and understanding of contexts for learning to fulfil their responsibilities in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing and interdisciplinary learningHaving knowledge and understanding of the principles of assessment, recording and reportingPlanning coherent, progressive and stimulating teaching programmes which match learners’ needs and abilitiesCommunicating effectively and interact productively with learners, individually and collectivelyEmploying a range of teaching strategies and resources to meet the needs and abilities of learnersHaving high expectations of all learnersCreating a safe, caring and purposeful learning environmentDeveloping positive relationships and positive behaviour strategiesUsing assessment, recording and reporting as an integral part of the teaching process to support and enhance learning

  • education
  • teacher
  • teaching