SLA05307 - Teacher of Mathematics - KEAR Campus

South Lanarkshire Council
15 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Kear provides a range of services to children, young people and families who, for a variety of reasons, are finding it difficult to engage with education. Our children and young people have often experienced a range of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) - recognising this informs our practice. From P1 to S6, we support our learners to engage in bespoke packages of education both on-site and in community based settings, even when life is at its most challenging. Our pupils benefit from being surrounded by a resilient, caring, skilled team of staff who see beyond their behaviour and work to their strengths. The significant pastoral role carried by all Kear teachers is a key attraction for many who have joined us.

We are seeking to appoint a Teachers of Mathematics who can bring enthusiasm, skill and passion to the role. If you would like to pay us a visit or have an informal discussion, please contact….

KEAR Campus provides a continuum of support across South Lanarkshire Council for pupils who have social, emotional and behavioural needs. The school provides education for primary and secondary aged children with social, emotional and behavioural needs, on full and part time placements.

The primary provision is provided through outreach and the bases located in Blantyre and Hamilton. There are four secondary support bases located at Cathkin High, Hamilton Grammar, Lesmahagow High and St Andrews and St Brides High. Kear Campus School in Blantyre, which caters for secondary pupils, acts as a hub for the whole provision.

Kear Campus has benefited from South Lanarkshire Council’s schools modernisation programme which has created high quality additional support needs and primary and secondary provision in South Lanarkshire - fit for the twenty first century.

It is our mission to make positive meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

South Lanarkshire Council Education Resources are committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.


It is a legal requirement for any teacher teaching in a Scottish state school to be registered with GTC Scotland, General Teaching Council (Scotland) Registration.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

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