Job Title: Music Teacher
Salary: £26,697 - £40,206 dependent on experience
Location: Falkland House School in Scotland
Hours: Full time / Mon-Fri
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!
We’re looking for a Music Teacher to join the Falkland House School team. Someone with a creative and enthusiastic approach to Music would be perfect for this role.
About the School
Falkland House School is an independent school providing education for boys aged between 8 and 18 who have Additional Support Needs, predominately High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder. A wide range of teaching and learning techniques and strategies are used to ensure that each pupil achieves to their full potential. We present pupils in SQA Awards from National 3 all the way through to Higher. The school makes use of the latest technologies to bring learning to life. We also recognise that often the most valuable and effective interaction is that which occurs between pupils. We actively promote cooperative learning techniques and constantly encourage peer support. We use a project led, thematic approach throughout the school to create a relevant context for all learning.
About the Group
We are part of the Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
Acorn Care and Education provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through relentless focus on caring and learning.
About the Role
We seek to appoint a creative and enthusiastic teacher of Music able to achieve high levels of pupil engagement, challenge and progress to join the education team. Excellent CPD opportunities are available and a commitment to PRD is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the ongoing success of the school and our commitment to ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils.
- Have or be eligible for, full GTC Scotland registration in the appropriate subject area.
- Have a degree or equivalent professional qualification and have experience of learning and teaching preferably in the context of special education.
- Have experience of preparing and delivering differentiated work.
- Be able to demonstrate knowledge of relevant current curriculum and assessment issues and developments including a Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), Assessment is for Learning (AIFL) and their bearing on classroom practice, and the Scottish system of National Qualifications.
- Be able to use ICT in relation to learning and teaching.
- Be able to apply a variety of teaching strategies, adapted to the needs of pupils.
Why work for us
- Social activities
- "Your Wellbeing Matters"
- Employee Rewards Hub
- Free School meals on site
- No two days are ever the same
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
- Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
Applications are invited online though the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk. If you have any further questions regarding how to apply please contact Catherine Crawford on 01337 857268.
Acorn care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers 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.