Communities and Families
Teacher of Home Economics
Salary: £27,498 - £41,412
Hours: 35 per week
Kaimes is a non-denominational special school providing education for primary and secondary age learners with complex long-term additional support needs where the presumption of mainstream cannot be met.
Needs of learners are primarily associated with sensory, social and pragmatic communication needs associated with Autistic Spectrum Condition. A number of learners also have additional and complex learning disabilities.
The school is situated in the South of Edinburgh. The school is an all through school for primary and secondary pupils. The school runs over 2 buildings and learners can access both of these for a range of curricular experiences and opportunities. The school works closely with families and wider partners and enjoys strong community links with approximately 100 learners.
We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic staff to join the team. Inclusion is at the heart of our core values and we strive to be the best we can be.
The role of HE Teacher includes
- Leading the teaching , learning and assessment
- Working effectively with specialist teachers in providing a broad and appropriate range of experiences for learners through a skills based curriculum.
- Create and maintain a predictable and motivating learning environment.
- Manage a class team which will ordinary consist of at least 2 additional support staff/nursery nurses
- Manage the curriculum and pastoral planning for those in the class (maximum of 6 learners) including working closely with professional partners and families.
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.
Salaries will be in accordance with the Scheme of Salaries and Conditions of Service for Teaching Staff in School Education.
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