Job Title: Teacher - Part Time
Salary: £32,994 - £41,412 per annum (pro-rata)
Contact: Permanent; Part Time
Location: Falkland House School (Locations in Fife & Perth)
Hours: Monday to Friday (various part-time hours available)
If you really want to make your mark in a successful and growing school that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you.
Due to the ongoing success of Falkland House School we are at an exciting phase in our growth. Having acquired a suitable property in Perth we are now in a position to recruit to a range of teaching positions which will double the size of our current provision.
We welcome applications for both sites and from teachers of all subjects, particularly Social Subjects and Computing. Phase 1 of the growth Project has been completed and a small number of our current pupils are now in Perth. Phase 2 involves expansion of our Perth campus. We therefore also welcome applications for immediate start and for August commencement.
About the School
Falkland House School is an in independent residential and day school for boys from primary to aged 18 years, and for girls from 12 years to 18. Our pupils have a range of Additional Support Needs primarily Autistic Spectrum Condition. We were the first independent school in Scotland (outside of the NAS) to receive accreditation from the National Autistic Society. All of our pupils are able to access a mainstream curriculum, but not in a mainstream environment.
About the Group
Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
About the Role
We are looking for dynamic and engaging candidates with a passion for teaching and learning. We work specifically with young people who have an Autism Spectrum Condition in a unique learning environments, which enjoy excellent resources and easy access to experiential learning opportunity beyond the classroom.
The successful candidates will be responsible for delivering SQA qualifications in relevant courses and building upon pupil interests and skills in a range of subjects. You will be working within a small, supportive, education team who are committed to delivering specialised education to the highest standards. At Falkland House Schools we pride ourselves on our ability to have a positive impact upon the lives of vulnerable young people through consistent approaches to education and care. We are motivated by the firm believe that our pupils can achieve their potential through high levels of support and guidance.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a candidate who can show resilience, creativity and commitment to achieving a positive destination for all of our young people. Someone who can rise to a challenge through applying their initiative and ability to utilise flexible approaches to teaching.
The ideal candidate will, undoubtedly acquire high levels of satisfaction through the combination of structured learning and increased opportunity for pastoral and approaches, leading to positive relationships. This invariably engenders a heightened sense of investment and achievement on behalf of our young people.
We particularly value creative and experiential approaches to Teaching and Learning. Candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of experiences for the pupils beyond their core subject, through our electives programme. A strong commitment to collegiate activity is required.
We are keen to hear from candidates with a music registration.
- Must have full GTCS registration.
- ASL experience would be preferable but not essential
Why join Options Autism?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
- Life Assurance
- Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
- A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
- 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
- Cycle to Work Schemes
- Electric Car Purchase Scheme
- Critical illness cover
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks through Disclosure Scotland. We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.