Teacher of Support for Learning (Maths) PEF- Broughton High School

£22,416 - £35,763 per year
04 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Communities and Families

Teacher of Support for Learning (Maths) PEF, fixed term 29 June 2018
Broughton High School

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763 (Pro-rata for part time)
Hours: 17.5

Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Support for Learning Teacher (with a passion for teaching Maths!), to join our highly experienced team within our Support for Learning Faculty. The Faculty consists of the Support for Learning Department and the Inclusion Base, a resource for students with social, emotional and behavioural support needs.

The post will involve working closely with youth wokers and visiting teachers within the Inclusion Base to provide high quality teaching experiences for our young people. Many of our students attending the Base are on part-time timetables, have dropped a subject/s and a few students attend the base as an alternative to being within mainstream classes.

We are at a very exciting stage of our development and are looking for a colleague to help us extend the range of high quality numeracy and maths interventions available to our targeted students.

The successful candidate will be confident in delivering numeracy programmes to groups of students with standardised scores below 85 and will be willing to take a lead role in teaching National 3, 4 and 5 Maths to students attending our Inclusion Base.

Broughton High School is a popular, comprehensive school with high aspirations for its very diverse population. As a valued member of our staff, you will have enthusiasm and the ability to plan flexible programmes of learning which meet the specific needs of our learners.

Experience of working with students who have social, emotional and behavioural would be advantageous.

Desirable qualities:
Good understanding of self and interpersonal relationships
Interest in and concern for others (staff, parents and students)
Ability to achieve successful outcomes with students who have challenging behaviour
The ability to remain calm in difficult situations
Experience as a SfL teacher or Maths teacher within a secondary school
Experience of numeracy interventions and planning/delivery of National 3,National 4 & National 5 Maths courses
Ability to plan Maths related programmes of learning that are appropriate to the specific needs of learners
Experience of administering diagnostic assessments
Hardworking and organised
Enthusiasm and passion for supporting students with Additional Support Needs
Experience of working within a school inclusion base/unit for students with social, emotional and behavioural
Energy and a positive attitude
Cheerful with a good sense of humour

Working days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Closing Date: 9 October 2017

See also: Job_Profile_Teacher_PVG.doc

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