Support for Learning Teacher Part-Time

14 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Support for Learning Teacher Part-time (6-9 hours per week)
Dunedin School is a "second chance" secondary school located in Edinburgh, which provides exceptional learning services for young people for whom mainstream education is not appropriate or who need time out from mainstream education due to medical concerns, additional support needs or personal, social or emotional problems. For more information about the school, and what we do, see

Dunedin is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Support for Learning Teacher on a part-time basis with an initial 1 year contract, beginning in August 2018.

The successful candidate must demonstrate genuine empathy with our pupils. You must work well in a team with colleagues, be flexible and demonstrate initiative.

You will be responsible for providing individual and small group instruction for pupils with additional support needs, which may include Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). You will work closely with subject teachers to determine areas of concern and identify the support needs of each pupil, administering appropriate assessments on a regular basis to provide baseline and progress information. Knowledge of, and a working familiarity with, specialist resources and methods would be an advantage.

As a teacher you will be expected to provide pupil progress reports, departmental reports, policy documents and improvement plans. You will also be expected to be involved in the wider life of the school. The school is run on a collegiate system and all members of staff participate in the day-to-day decision making and longer term planning of the school.

Candidates should be registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland, or be eligible for registration.

The school will be happy to discuss any aspects of the role with interested candidates before formal application is made.

Further information and an application form can be downloaded from the school website at

The closing date is Tuesday, 1stMay 2018

All appointments are subject to receipt of a satisfactory PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update from Disclosure Scotland.

Contact: Rosie Galloway on 0131 672 2638 or email

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