Teacher of Biology - Alva Academy

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 22,416 - 35,763
Location: Alva

Closing date: 31 October 2016
Job ref. no.: CLA00634

Job Description

Education Services

Teacher of Biology - Alva Academy

Permanent - Full Time

35 Hours Per Week

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763

Closing Date: Monday, 31st October 2016

Job Summary

Working within the Science Faculty of the school, the teacher will teach and support the learning of pupils in accordance with the policies of the Dept and the school. Teaching will consist of classes at all stages of the school. Success in the teaching responsibilities of the post will be determined by the improved learning outcomes, participation and successes achieved by the young people for whom the teacher is responsible.

The definition of duties of the teacher is as broadly defined in Annexe B of the National Agreement A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century. 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 individual review. Contributing to cluster literacy initiatives Contributing towards the positive ethos of the faculty and the school. This includes the wider needs of our pupils. Requirements

Applications are invited from suitably qualified GTC registered teachers.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.You 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 Clackmannanshire Council andthe cost of this check which will be deducted from your salary.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paperapplication pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

Please can you arrange for your current or most recent Headteacher to complete the attached teaching report and for them to send from their works email address to humanresources@clacks.gov.uk prior to interview.

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About Clackmannanshire Council

Clackmannanshire Council is one of 32 Scottish unitary local authorities, serving a community of over 48,000 citizens in central Scotland. We share our borders with our neighbours in Stirling, Falkirk, Fife and Perth & Kinross.

We've already achieved a lot - our work with economic development partners has already led to some dramatic transformations in the area. And while the industries that the area once relied on have declined in recent years, new business accommodation is attracting a growing numbers of new firms. Clackmannanshire's central location and ever improving transport links mean that Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Stirling are in easy reach.

There's a lot going on here, and a lot of opportunities we're determined to realise. It will be a lot of hard work, but we know that the rewards will be worth it. We're committed to realising our area's potential and to delivering all we can to the people of Clackmannanshire. If you share our vision, you could be part of the next chapter of our success story.

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