Employer: Outcomes First Group
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent
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Job Title: Primary School Class Teacher – Falkland House School (Falkland)
Salary: £38,655 -£48,516 (As per SNCT Scale)
Pension: With SSPA
Contract: One-year fixed term contract – Maternity cover. Start date April 2024.
Location: Falkland House School Falkland
Hours: Monday to Friday (lunch time finish on Friday)
About the School
Falkland House School is an in independent residential and day school for boys from primary to aged 18 years. Our pupils have a range of Additional Support Needs primarily Autistic Spectrum Condition. We were the first independent school in Scotland (outside of the NAS) to receive accreditation from the National Autistic Society. All of our pupils are able to access a mainstream curriculum, but not in a mainstream environment.
We are seeking to employ a Primary School Class Teacher on a one-year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. This teacher will be responsible for educating a single class of up to 6 primary aged boys aged between 8 and 11 years old.
If you require an informal conversation about this new role, please contact Dr Jon Cluett – Head of Education on prior to application.
About the Role
We are looking for dynamic and engaging candidates with a passion for teaching and learning. We work specifically with young people who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder in a unique learning environment, which enjoys excellent resources and easy access to experiential learning opportunity beyond the classroom. The successful candidates will be responsible for the education of a small primary class (maximum class size of 6) of boys typically P5-P7. You will be working within a small, supportive, education team who are committed to delivering specialised education to the highest standards. At Falkland House School, we pride ourselves on our ability to have a positive impact upon the lives of vulnerable young people through consistent approaches to education and care. We are motivated by the firm believe that our pupils can achieve their potential through high levels of support and guidance.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a candidate who can show resilience, creativity and commitment to achieving a positive destination for all of our young people. Someone who can rise to a challenge through applying their initiative and ability to utilise flexible approaches to teaching.
The ideal candidate will, undoubtedly acquire high levels of satisfaction through the combination of structured learning and increased opportunity for pastoral and approaches, leading to positive relationships. This invariably engenders a heightened sense of investment and achievement on behalf of our young people.
We particularly value creative and experiential approaches to Teaching and Learning and to curriculum and broader educational development. Candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of experiences for the pupils beyond their core subject, through our electives programme. A strong commitment to collegiate activity is required.
About the Group
Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable pupils across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
Why join Options Autism?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks through Disclosure Scotland. We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.
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