Peripatetic Teacher of Additional Support Needs - Various Locations

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Advertisement Details Peripatetic Teacher of Additional Support Needs Are you an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring Peripatetic Teacher of Additional Support Needs with the skills, confidence and energy to make a positive impact on the lives...

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Peripatetic Teacher of Additional Support Needs

Are you an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring Peripatetic Teacher of Additional Support Needs with the skills, confidence and energy to make a positive impact on the lives of our children and young people? If so, the Shetland Islands Council is offering an exciting opportunity to work across various locations in Shetland. 

Our beautiful location offers great opportunities for learning and we benefit from an excellently resourced school, at the heart of a caring, supportive community.

Candidates should detail in their application whether they currently hold registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). If not, candidates should detail in their application whether they have sought confirmation that they will be able to be registered with the GTCS.

As well as the relevant qualifications and experience, qualities we are looking for in the successful candidate are: vision, energy, initiative, good communication skills and self-discipline.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is TCHR
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,742 per annum (pro rata) 
  • Permanent Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week , 39 weeks per year
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • You must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) prior to starting in post
  • We would welcome applications from flexible route probationers
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working
  • FTE - 1
  • Specialism Subject - Additional Support Needs
  • Qualification Requirement - Teaching Qualification 
  • Class Information - 2 - 19 age range; all sectors and peripatetic 

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Hayfield House, Lerwick. 

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Lesley Simpson - Executive Manager - Inclusion - call on 01595 744024 or e-mail LesleyQIO.Simpson@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

  • Teaching in Shetland: here
  • Living and working in Shetland: here
  • Shetland Islands Council: here