Teacher of Biology, Inveralmond Community High School, 22.11 CD 23/10/16
Teacher of Biology, Inveralmond Community High School, 35 hours per week, closing date 23/10/2016
Inveralmond Community High school is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and dynamic individual.
The successful candidate will support the vision for the school and implement strategies to achieve this vision. This is a key post which comes at an exciting and challenging time for education in the school.
Inveralmond Community High School is a comprehensive non-denominational school situated in the Ladywell area of Livingston and serves a cluster of six primary schools.
The school roll is currently 1070 and this is steadily rising due to increased confidence from the community that comes with the school’s reputation as a supportive environment with a relentless focus on driving up standards.
The School provides a broad education for young people from first year through to sixth year. The school offers a full curriculum. The successful candidate will have the necessary experience and leadership skills to assist in taking forward the principles of Curriculum for Excellence in order to support the improvement agenda of the authority.
Effective learning and teaching is the core business of all staff. It is, therefore, essential that all staff set high expectations to encourage young people to be all they can be in order that they achieve their full potential. This will allow them to leave school as effective contributors, successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens.
Pupil learning is key, and we encourage all pupils to be involved in the wider life of the school.
As a Community School we have outstanding facilities. These include sports facilities such as swimming pool, two floodlit All-weather pitches, Hi-Tech Fitness Suite, Dance and Drama studios, as well as ICT suites and multi-media Library. These are all available to our pupils during the day and after school.
West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.
A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.
This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 preferred candidates 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 West Lothian Council.
22.11 Teacher of Biology - ICHS.pdf