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Teacher of ESOL\/French\/Spanish - Leith Academy

City of Edinburgh Council
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 8JQ
Closing date
Jun 14, 2023

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Job Description
Children, Education and Justice Services

Teacher of ESOL/SPANISH/FRENCH - Fixed Term until 28/6/2024
Leith Academy

Salary: £31,584 - £47,565 per year
Hours: 35 hours per week

A full-time temporary teacher of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is required to join our enthusiastic team. While this post will be based in the English department, it may also suit a Modern Languages teacher as this role will primarily support our newly arrived Ukrainian pupils in terms of ESOL provision but will also incorporate teaching of French and Spanish up to National 5 level.

We are particularly keen to hear from those with experience of teaching ESOL or TEFL who have the enthusiasm, skills and creativity to deliver 'Success in Learning for All' to our diverse young people, and who will play an effective role in our committed departments.

You will be expected to plan and deliver lessons for S1-6 as well as working collegiately with members of both the English and Modern Languages departments. Leith Academy has 1:1 iPads throughout the school to help improve learning both in school and at home; as such, the successful applicant should be confident when incorporating digital learning in their classroom.
Leith Academy is a diverse and comprehensive secondary school in Edinburgh. The school roll is currently around 1000 pupils.

Find out more about our school and the work we do -

We welcome applications from student-centred professionals with high expectations, commitment and rigorous standards. A willingness to contribute to whole-school life is also a defining characteristic of our highly motivated and excellent staff. The City of Edinburgh Council is an equal opportunities employer and will prevent discrimination, particularly on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, religious belief, political belief, sexuality, nationality, ethnic origin, age, trade union activity, responsibility for dependents or employment status.

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

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.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

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