Class Teacher - Woodlands School

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

Communities and Families

Class Teacher, fixed term June 2018
Woodlands School

Salary: £22,416 - £35,763
Hours: 35

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

Woodlands School is a secondary special school situated on a shared campus in Currie. The school meets the additional support needs of the children and young people aged 11-18 years. The needs of learners are primarily associated with learning disability, autism and other complex needs. Woodlands School serves a wide area with pupils travelling from across Edinburgh as well as providing a few places for learners outwith Edinburgh.

Class Organisation

There are 10 classes. Maximum class size is 10 , practical classes of 6. Pupil Support Assistants support a large proportion of lessons in the school. A full secondary curriculum is offered to all learners . There is one Junior and one Senior Communication class with a high staff ratio. These classes focus on Total Communication approaches to learning and move less around the building

The school curriculum fully embraces the principles and practice of Curriculum for Excellence. Learners are offered a broad general education S1-S3, covering all curricular areas. The Senior Phase encompasses a range of course and units leading to national qualifications from National 1-5 level including Moving On Transition in Action, XL Princes Trust, ADSAN and John Muir Award. The school co- operates with the Currie cluster , South West neighbourhood colleagues and other special schools.

Woodlands School is looking for a business studies or Science teacher until June 2018. Ideally the successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of teaching learners with complex additional support needs including Autism.

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: 13 October 2017

See also: Teacher Special NEW.pdf
Employee specification - Teachers all non promoted posts.pdf

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