Principal Teacher of Home Economics (Vale of Leven Academy) (READVERTISEMENT)

Vacancy posted: Monday, 12 September 2016

Salary: 43,845 - 43,845
Location: Alexandria

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WDN00862

Job Description


West Dunbartonshire Council is looking for candidateswho are enthusiastic and committed to sustaining schoolimprovement and providing high quality learning andteaching, in line with the key Council priorities ofinclusion and of raising the aspirations, achievement andattainment for all students.


You will find theHead Teachers report templates attached to this advert, therelevantform (Teacher or Promoted Teacher) MUST be completed by your Head Teacher andattached toyour application form before the closing date. Pleaseupload your Head Teacher Reportin the 'COVER LETTER' section of theapplication, you are not required towrite a cover letter.

Applicants for denominational schools need to have RC Approval for the school they are applying to.Applicants for permanent posts in a denominational school need to have the Catholic Teaching Certificate or Catholic Religious Education Certificate and RC Approval for the school they are applying to. RC Approvalforms and further information can be obtained on the following website:
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council. Responsibilities The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Education body and removal from the Register of the General Teaching Council.

For further information or to discuss the position, please contact the Head Teacher on 01389 777000.

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About West Dunbartonshire Council

Situated in the West of Scotland with just over 90,000 residents we have a choice of rural, urban and waterfront locations. The area has a rich past shaped by its world famous shipyards along the Clyde, and boasts many attractions ranging from the iconic Titan crane and Dumbarton Rock to the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

We are just half an hour from Glasgow (via the A82 or M8) and there is easy access and a half-hourly train service which provides connections to Loch Lomond, Glasgow and beyond. The Council is the largest employer in the area with over 6,000 employees and a gross annual budget of more than ÃÆ'âہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚£243 million, and offers rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services.

We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve work/life balance, depending on the type of job you are applying for and your circumstances.

We want to support our employee to remain active and healthy and offer a range of wellbeing support including access to independent Counselling Services, Occupational Health Service and physiotherapy service.

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