Teacher of Learning Support - Duns Primary School

Scottish Borders Council
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Details

Grade: CS0-6
Salary: £22,866 - £36,480 per annum pro rata
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

To work within Children and Young Peoples Services to support class teachers and school managers in the provision of effective teaching and learning for all pupils in the primary sector, in particular those who experience barriers to learning.


A degree or diploma in primary education or PGCE/PGDE along with evidence of continued personal professional development

General Teaching Council Scotland registration

Sound understanding of Additional Support for Learning legislation
Understanding of, and commitment to the principles of entitlement, inclusion and partnerships as key principles of Additional Support for Learning.
Interest in, and understanding of, how children learn.

Ability to support, motivate and encourage all pupils, in particular those who experience barriers to learning.

Evidence of effective teaching practice, demonstrating good classroom management skills and a positive rapport with pupils.

Evidence of teaching experience at different stages in a primary setting

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquires can be made to Head Teacher on.

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

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