Teacher of ASN (Job Share) - Additional Support Base, Shetland Islands Council

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Shetland Islands CouncilShetland Islands Council

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18-£26
Contract term: Permanent

The Additional Support Base is an Authority Service which offers support for children and young people with Social Emotional and Behavioural needs and is part of the Schools Service provision in Shetland. It is staffed by teachers and Learning Support workers. The department is situated in Lerwick near the old Anderson High School site. While also offering Outreach support to schools, The Additional Support Base provides daytime placements for young people who are mostly of Secondary school age. Young people attend for all or part of a school day depending on their individual requirements and this can be as a full time alternative to mainstream.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of 1.3112 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 14.0 Hours per Week
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • We would welcome applications from flexible route probationers
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working
  • FTE of post:  0.4
  • Sector/Subject specialism:  Additional Support Needs
  • Qualification requirement:  Teaching qualification
  • Class information, age range, etc:  Primary and Secondary
  • Any other information specific to post or setting:  SEBN support

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Additional Support Base, Bruce Hostel, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Kirstin Smith, Principal Teacher on 01595 745088 or e-mail kirstin.smith@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Closing date: 12/11/2019

Reference: SIC03842

Bruce Hostel, Twageos, Lerwick, Shetland

More about Shetland Islands Council
Address: Bruce Family Centre Services, Lovers Loan, Lewick, Shetland Islands, ZE1 0BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1595 745400