Primary Teacher - Gracemount Primary School

City of Edinburgh Council
£22,416 - £35,763 per year
30 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Children & Families

Primary Teacher
Gracemount Primary School

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Hours: 35

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education

We are looking for a skilled and creative Support For Learning Teacher to join our team and to work closely with our Behaviour Support Teacher and Senior Management team. The successful candidate will be someone capable of leading the positive relationships with our pupils, parents and staff.  We believe that better relationships enable better learning and this will produce better behaviour in school. We are looking for a positive, energetic and enthusiastic person to join the fantastic Gracemount team.

Gracemount has a highly committed and highly motivated staff who work effectively to meet the needs in our school. Staff are keen to embrace the debate around equity and closing the gap and we are building long term sustainable supports to meet the needs of our pupils. Gracemount Primary School is a non-denominational school built in 1960 which serves the area of southeast  Edinburgh. The school serves a catchment area which has a broad social mix and has a significant number of children from backgrounds of multiple deprivations. The school is designated a local authority positive action school and feeds in to Gracemount High School.

The school role is 536 and continues to rise as the new housing developments near completion. We have 18 classes in the school and 12 pupil support assistants working in the school that are timetabled to meet the needs of specific children. 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the City of Edinburgh Council.

Closing date: 7 December 2016

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