The opportunity has arisen for a RE Primary Advisor to support curriculum development in primary schools within the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh and the Diocese of Dunkeld. This is a new role that requires a proven track record in religious education.
The RE Primary Advisor will support curriculum development in primary schools offering regular CPD opportunities, developing resources for use in the classroom, including sacramental preparation and contributing to National and Diocesan developments in line with the Curriculum for Excellence in RERC in cooperation with the Bishops Conference of Scotland. The promotion of Catholic ethos and the strengthening of teaching standards will also be integral to the role.
The post is a full time post of 35 hours with a requirement for flexibility. The post is being provided through a joint working arrangement with the Diocese of Dunkeld and is for a fixed period of up to two years. The postholder will work for the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh for 21 hours per week and for the Diocese of Dunkeld for 14 hours per week.
You must be a qualified primary school teacher holding a Catholic Teacher’s Certificate with at least five year’s experience and educated to degree/masters level. You must also have an excellent working knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence in RERC, experience of teaching “This Is Our Faith” and a proven track record in developing curriculum resources. You must be able to develop and provide CPD opportunities and website resources. You must be an effective team player who can work in schools and at national level and also be committed to working within and supporting the values and ideals of the organisation.
For a full job description and application form please contact:-
Mrs Helen Gardner-Swift, Vice Chancellor, Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road,
EDINBURGH, EH9 1BB
Closing date: Friday 19 June 2015
Interview date: Friday 26 June 2015