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Skills Manager
King Edwin School

King Edwin school is a rapidly improving school, growing in diversity and in the offer it can make to its students.  Over the last 2 years the curriculum offer to students has grown to include a range of life skills and vocational skills alongside the more traditional GCSE offer, resulting in students being able to study an appropriate and meaningful qualification, no matter what their starting point or ability, and in all cases, leading to a worthwhile and appropriate next step, whether that be college, a training provider or directly into employment.

In order to support this growth in diversity, we now wish to appoint  a Skills Manager, who will be a visionary leader for the vocational and life skills area.   The area is currently a pathway for around 20 students, and has 4 full time staff members working to provide the opportunity for students to achieve the very best outcomes.  The post holder will support the success of this area and develop it further with the school senior leadership  

The post holder will be expected to hold a 50% teaching timetable, comprising functional skills in English/Maths and ICT.  The remainder of the time will be dedicated to leadership and development activities in this growing area, including supporting the securing of appropriate next steps for the current student cohort, developing work experience opportunities, liaising with agencies to develop new opportunities, recruiting new students and quality assuring the provision generally.

For an informal discussion, please contact the school on 01642 366610 and speak to Christine Williams (Operations Manager) or Lorna Mclean (School Principal)

Closing date: 10 Sept
Interview w/c 24 Sept
Salary £30,000 Fixed
56 days holiday

Job description Skills Manager DOC (622KB)

Teachers (Primary and Secondary)
Skypoint School – Faifley, West Dunbartonshire G81 5JY (Primary/Secondary)
Caledonian School – Glengarnock, North Ayrshire KA14 3DA (Primary/Secondary)

We currently have a vacancies for enthusiastic and highly motivated Teachers with the ability to teach across the curriculum in our schools throughout Scotland. Applicants should be committed individuals with the ability to provide an inclusive, inspiring and creative learning environment for our young people. The position will involve teaching small groups of pupils aged 8-16 who encounter social, emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties. Applicants must be fully registered with the GTC Scotland.

Salary – Scottish National Teachers Salary Scale 

Pension – Scottish Teachers’ Superannuation Scheme

Job Type: Full-time various positions and Talent pool

For Job description please email humanresources@sparkofgenius.com

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