Home Economics Teacher

Young People's Residential Care Services

Home Economics Teacher

Home Economics Teacher

0.4 FTE (Maternity Cover)


Location: Bathgate
Closing date for applications: Friday 19th January 2018


We have high aspirations for our children and young people, aiming to give them the best possible opportunities to succeed in their lives and we are now recruiting inspirational teachers to help achieve this.


Overall Job Purpose

To plan, manage and deliver Curriculum for Excellence through high quality learning and teaching in specialist subjects. To contribute to effective interdisciplinary learning and the implementation of the 24-hour curriculum working in partnership with colleagues across services. To contribute positively to the vision and values of the organisation engaging positively with children and young people using creative and innovative approaches to fully engage them in their learning.


Key Responsibilities

  • Plan lessons and course work and teach young people in group and individual settings, carry out assessments and record and report on their progress and achievements.
  • Undertake development of the curriculum in line with the principles of Curriculum for Excellence, including 24 hour curriculum developments and achievement awards.
  • Assume responsibility for continuing professional development and contribute to the professional development of colleagues.
  • Actively participate in the process of professional supervision, which focuses on support, learning and accountability.
  • Advise and guide young people on issues relating to their learning and development in line with the policies and procedures of the organisation.
  • Act as key teacher to a small group of young people, working with their key workers as appropriate.
  • Present young people for and participate in the conduct of national examinations, national testing procedures and organisational practices in relation to the assessment of young people.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of teaching materials and other resources.
  • Ensure that appropriate procedures are observed in relation to child protection and the health and safety of young people and colleagues.
  • Report and discuss young peoples’ progress with their parents/carers, colleagues and other agencies who have a statutory function in relation to the care of young people as appropriate.
  • Attend LAC reviews, Child’s Plan Development Meetings and other meetings, as required, contributing to the Getting It Right For Every Child approach.

Full details of this role and application form are available via the website.

About Us

Moore House Care & Education was established in 1988 to work with young people who have experienced real challenges in life and has continued to develop to meet the changing needs of young people.


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