Teacher of Science (Physics, Chemistry or Biology), Armadale Academy, 20.3, CD 25/09/16

West Lothian Council
£26,895 - £35,763 per year
30 Aug 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

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Teacher of Science (Physics, Chemistry or Biology), Armadale Academy, 35 hours per week, closing date 25th September 2016

Armadale Academy is a six-year comprehensive school offering our 838 students in the Armadale/Blackridge area a progressive, relevant, challenging and enjoyable curriculum with opportunities for personalisation and choice. We strive to ensure that students have the highest quality learning experiences.

We offer the full range of National Qualifications found in a modern Scottish secondary school. We aim to provide experiences that result in a creative and enterprising attitude in our students, to develop young people with a sense of pride and ambition to contribute positively to the local, national and international community.

Armadale Academy offers the opportunity for all students to succeed. The excellent facilities available, allied to commitment of our staff, allow us to offer all of our students the highest possible standard of education in a safe, caring and stimulating environment - an environment in which all members of the school community are valued and their achievements recognised.  

 Armadale Academy recognises that the curriculum is not only ‘what’ students learn but also ‘how’ they learn. We place an emphasis on the student experience and seek flexibility to ensure that students achieve success in examinations and other fields.

The school has 66 teaching staff organised under the direction of a Principal Teacher Curriculum responsible for each Curricular Area. An English Teacher will work collaboratively within the Curricular Area of English and Modern Languages.

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.

See also:
20.3 - Teacher of Science - Armadale Academy.pdf