Teacher - ASN, Cedarbank School, 35 hours per week, Closing date 26th September 2021
Cedarbank School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Additional Support Needs Teacher. The successful candidate will have a passion, desire and commitment to working with young people with Additional Support Needs. Applications are invited from Primary and Secondary teachers who have a specialist knowledge of working with children with additional support needs. In addition to having a teaching commitment, the successful candidate will also be responsible for delivering Literacy, Numeracy and Health and Wellbeing. We will also be looking for our new teacher to participate in and deliver courses and awards as part of our Wider Achievement programme.
Cedarbank Secondary School is a non-denominational school, situated in the Ladywell district of Livingston, which makes provision for approximately 100 pupils from all over West Lothian who have Additional Support Needs. The school offers a full curriculum and has its own well-equipped gym hall and Craft, Design & Technology, Music, Science and Home Economics rooms. The school has three sites with S1-S3 pupils in the Cedarbank building and S4-S5 pupils based in the Cedarbank Annexe within Deans Community High School. S6 school leavers are based at Armadale Academy.
At Cedarbank School we aim to provide opportunities for all pupils to achieve in a safe and nurturing environment. The school works effectively with partners and the community to ensure that every pupil has flexible pathways to develop skills, knowledge and understanding now and in the future for life, learning and work. The school has a very active Student Council which meets regularly and enables pupils to be involved in decision making process within the school.
We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.
A relevant teaching qualification and registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland is essential.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful candidates will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment and the cost will be met by the candidate.
The fee for a Full PVG Scheme Membership is £59 or Existing Member is £18. The £59 cost (where appropriate) will be deducted from your salary over a 1 or 3 month period by repayment schedule. If your employment concludes before the amount is re-paid in full, the outstanding balance will be deducted from your final salary