Teacher of PE – Ross High School

Vacancy Information Permanent full time position 35 hours per week Mon-Fri To start ASAP Ross High School, Tranent is conveniently situated close to the Al in East Lothian and serves a widespread community including the towns and villages of Tranent, MacMerry, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Elphinstone, Humbie & Saltoun. The school provides education to a student population expectd to rise to 1050 in the next few years. Led by the Head Teacher and a committed teaching staff, the school has a progressive philosophy and aims to unlock students’ potential by: • Encouraging achievement • Rewarding success • Developing responsibility • Promoting respect For the right individual, the school offers both the environment and the opportunities for exceptional professional development for an ambitious teacher. Job Details Teaching relevant subject through S1-S6. 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 Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Related Documents’) for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job. Job Requirements Relevant Qualifications Registered with GTCS as a teacher of relevant subject For Permanent Posts: Full GTCS Registration is required. For Temporary Posts: Full/Provisional GTCS Registration is required. PVG Membership This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council. Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made. Please note: If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the website. Additional Information For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: East Lothian Council Secondary Schools Further details on all East Lothian Council Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Secondary Schools If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link . If you require further information about this vacancy, please call, or email us on Please note: we do not accept CV’s. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV’s by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.