Teacher of History - Broughton High School

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City of Edinburgh Council
£22,416 - £35,763 per year
19 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Children and Families 

Teacher of History, fixed term 31 October 2017

Broughton High 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 an inspirational and passionate teacher of History (Modern Studies experience in S1/2 would be advantageous) to join our highly experienced team within our Social subjects Faculty.  The History department offers certification at all levels including N3, N4, N5, higher and advanced higher level. The successful candidate would have to demonstrate some experience of teaching and assessing certificate level classes. The Social Subjects Faculty offers pupils a wide range of activities to enhance their learning including homework and revision clubs as well as trips and the successful candidate should be someone who is keen to be involved in these activities.

Broughton High School is a popular, comprehensive school with high aspirations for its very diverse population.  As a valued member of our staff, you will have enthusiasm and the ability to plan flexible programmes of learning within your subject area which meet the specific needs of all learners.  A desire to contribute to the support of young people through our universal support programme is also required.

Desired qualities

  • Good understanding of self and interpersonal relationships
  • Interest in and concern for others (staff and students)
  • Awareness of own responsibility to support learners through the Universal Support Programme
  • Enthusiasm and passion for what is being taught
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Energy and a positive attitude
  • Cheerful with a sense of humour
  • Understanding of the curriculum in the context of the school as a whole

•              Ability to plan programmes of learning appropriate to the specific needs of learners.

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: 3 October 2016

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