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Ref no:
SIC05923
Published:
4/7/2022
Closes:
18/7/2022
Location:
Bell's Brae Primary School, Gilbertson Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0QJ
Rate:
£18.54 - £27.19 per hour
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
14 hours per week

This position has expired.

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Teacher of ASN - Bells Brae Primary School

Are you passionate about teaching, learning and inclusion with the skills, confidence and energy to make a positive impact on the lives of our children and young people in the Shetland Islands? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of ASN to join our team at Bells Brae Primary School, Lerwick.

Bell's Brae Primary School is a non-denominational school located in central Lerwick. It consists of a Primary, an Early Learning and Childcare Setting and an ASN department. The school catchment area is from Frakkafield encompassing the majority of Lerwick, excluding Sound. There is currently a total of 345 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by Mrs Jennifer Wadley, Head Teacher and 3 Depute Head Teachers.  The current staffing complement is 30 teachers assisted by support staff, as required, to meet school demands.  Further information can be found on the school’s website at

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.

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.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

Teaching In Shetland

https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sh/bellsbraeprimary/

www.shetland.gov.uk

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
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4571 per hour
  • Temporary Term Time Part Time post for 14.0 Hours per Week , 39 weeks per year 
  • Temporary contract for a period of approximately 12 months. This is for the duration of a period of family leave, and will terminate following the return to work or resignation of the postholder
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update 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
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

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 Bell's Brae Primary School, Lerwick, Shetland.

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Robin Calder, Executive Manager, Telephone on 01595 744745 or email robin.Calder@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:

Living and Working in Shetland

The Shetland Islands Council

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