Careers

Full-Time Careworker

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual who has the professional skills and ability to work with young people who have additional educational and social needs. Knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorder is advantageous but not essential as training will be given. It is preferable that applicants have an HNC in Social Care and a SVQ 3 in accordance with the minimum requirement for registration as determined by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). The successful candidate will be given time by the SSSC to successfully complete this qualification in their own time and at their own expense. Driver of manual vehicles essential.

Hours will be 1752 per annum excluding 6 weeks holiday. The salary is £17,372.88 to £23,465.52 inclusive of holiday pay.

Candidates will be subject to a PVG check (Protection of Vulnerable Groups).

For a full job description and an application pack please contact Catherine Crawford on 01337 857268. Completed applications should be returned by 11th May 2017.

Full-Time Maths / ICT Teacher

Falkland House School is an independent school providing education and care for boys aged between 8 and 18 who have Additional Support Needs, predominately Autistic Spectrum Disorder. A wide range of teaching and learning techniques and strategies are used to ensure that each pupil achieves to their full potential. We present pupils in SQA Awards from National 3 all the way through to Higher. The school makes use of the latest technologies to bring learning to life. We also recognise that often the most valuable and effective interaction is that which occurs between pupils. We actively promote cooperative learning techniques and constantly encourage peer support. We use a project led, thematic approach throughout the school to create a relevant context for all learning.
We seek to appoint a creative and enthusiastic teacher of Maths and ICT to join the education team. Excellent CPD opportunities are available and a commitment to PRD is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the curriculum beyond their core subject offering and supporting learning opportunities in a range of cultural, sporting and academic activities.

Consideration will be given to separating the role into discrete Maths and ICT posts.

Candidates will be subject to a PVG check and must be eligible for registration with the GTCS.
Salary £22,416.00 to £35,763.00. We are members of the SPPA pension scheme.
Further information regarding the school is available on our website.

For a full job description and an application pack please contact Catherine Crawford on 01337 857268. Completed applications should be returned by 17th April 2017.

 

Full-Time Independence Development Worker 

Falkland House School is an independent school providing education and care for boys aged between 8 and 18 who have Additional Support Needs, predominately Autistic Spectrum Disorder. A wide range of teaching and learning techniques and strategies are used to ensure that each pupil achieves to their full potential. This year we presented pupils in SQA Awards from National 3 all the way through to Higher. The school makes use of the latest technologies to bring learning to life. We also recognise that often the most valuable and effective interaction is that which occurs between pupils. We actively promote cooperative learning techniques and constantly encourage peer support. We use a project led, thematic approach throughout the school to create a relevant context for all learning.

We seek to appoint a creative and enthusiastic Independence Development Worker to join the education team. As part of the school’s commitment to supporting the development of all pupils’ independence skills we are looking for a creative individual to contribute to the delivery of outcomes related to independence. The successful applicant will work with class groups and individuals delivering learning experiences linked to the school’s independence programme and which contribute to recognised attainment for pupils. Excellent CPD opportunities are available and a commitment to PRD is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to work with teachers to provide tailored education support and experiences for pupils across the school. As well as supporting the planning and delivering of learning experiences the successful candidate will have a key role in helping teachers gather and record evidence of learning.
Candidates will be subject to a PVG check.
Salary £18100.00-£22400.00.

Annual working hours: Term Time 1111.5 Working Hours plus 6 weeks annual leave, Plus up to 10 days residential (non-consecutive)

Further information regarding the school is available on our website.

For a full job description and an application pack please contact Catherine Crawford on 01337 857268. Completed applications should be returned by 17th April 2017