Teacher of English

St Mary's Kenmure
£22,416 - £35,763 per year subject to experience
02 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Teacher of English

Can you inspire, support and motivate learners? As a teacher in the education department, you will work as a member of a team to deliver a co-ordinated, integrated learning programme to ensure learners receive a high quality learning experience.

We invite applications from Teachers who see themselves as inspirational, enthusiastic, committed to providing high quality teaching and have a natural enthusiasm for improving life chances for young people. This role would suit those seeking a change of environment or a new challenge to further their teaching career.

You will demonstrate application and knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence and evidence of appropriate Professional Learning. In addition, you will have a positive and caring approach and commitment to young people, have good communication/ interpersonal skills and relate well to others.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to be registered the GTC Scotland and obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.


Your job will be to apply a range of teaching strategies to inspire, motivate and encourage children of all abilities and ages to want to learn. 

Detailed knowledge of the Scottish Curriculum, Curriculum for Excellence and additional support needs would be advantageous.  The successful candidate should be confident of implementing multi-level quality teaching approaches in a diverse peer groups. In addition, a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in education standards and quality is a necessity when delivering a quality service to assigned pupils and contribute to the wider life experience of the young people in conjuction with other professionals.  

  • Ability to teach the full range of timetabled courses in the subject area
  • Experience in the subject area, and of planning and assessment of pupil learning
  • Classroom management skills
  • A knowledge of current issues and developments in curriculum
  • Experience of curriculum development
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with staff, pupils and parents
  • Ability to manage effectively the learning and teaching of individual pupils, groups and classes
  • Ability to prioritise the work of the subject department
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Ability to use appropriate interpersonal skills when relating to staff, pupils and parents
  • Ability to contribute to the professional corporate life of the school

Please contact Depute Head of Service (Education) Gerry Sullivan GSullivan@stmaryskenmure.org.uk for further information or to arrange a visit.

St Mary's Kenmure website : www.stmaryskenmure.org.uk

See also:
Application Form - 2017.doc