Teacher of Modern Studies - Ross High School - EAL10139

East Lothian Council

Teacher of Modern Studies - Ross High School - EAL10139


East Lothian Council, Tranent, East Lothian

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 851cba97bcca47288ae2cbb24c83734e

Full Job Description

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 towards good order and the wider needs of the school

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Modern Studies looking to work in a very dynamic and enthusiastic Social Subjects Faculty. Ross High School is a co-educational, non-denominational school situated in Tranent, East Lothian approximately 12 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. The school roll is currently 1250 pupils although this is due to increase significantly over the next few years. The school has good facilities for students and is continually looking for ways to broaden the learning environment out with the school, working together with partners within the community.

Ross High School has been designated as the ELC provision for pupils of secondary age who have Complex Support Needs.

Ross High school has significant strengths however its motto 'Ad Meliora - Towards Better' states clearly the willingness to improve. The school has clear Aims and Values including the Mission Statement 'Excellence for Everyone'. Inclusion in all aspects of learning is at the heart of them all. The school strives to offer the highest quality of learning and teaching, support and preparation for the next phase in their lives. The school also has a Code of Conduct as well as a Code of Learning. The school ethos is built on these three key documents. An Expected Standards document has been introduced to all classes to ensure a consistent high quality of learning and teaching across the school.

Ross High School also offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities that allow pupils to develop their skills beyond the classroom.