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  • Ref no: WEL04293
  • Published: 1/7/2020
  • Closes: 19/7/2020
  • Location: Beatlie School Campus, The Mall, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EJ
  • Salary: £32,994.00 - £41,412.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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Teacher - ASN, Beatlie School, 35 Hours per Week, Closing date 19 July 2020

THIS POST IS FOR AN AUGUST START

Beatlie School provides co-educational and non-denominational education primarily for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning difficulties aged between 3 and 18 years of age.  The usual catchment area is West Lothian, although a placing request may be made if a child lives outwith this area.  The school has a nursery department with a roll of 36.  The school presently has a roll of 33.  There is a primary department where the age range is 5 - 11 years approximately, and a secondary department where the age range is approximately 12 - 18 years.

Beatlie School is part of a campus which comprises of the following agencies; Beatlie School, Beatlie School Early Years and Childcare, First Steps Playgroup, West Lothian NHS Trust Child Development Centre, The Pre-school Home Teaching Service (ASN) and Signpost Information Centre.

Beatlie is a Rights Respecting School

School Aims

In Beatlie we aim to create a happy, nurturing environment which addresses the very specific physical, medical, sensory, social and educational needs of our pupils by:

  • Providing a stimulating, relevant and accessible curriculum with high quality learning experiences within a caring and supportive environment (UNCRC – Article 31).
  • Preparing our pupils for life by fostering independence, developing communication skills and providing support to move into positive, sustained destinations beyond school (UNCRC – Article 29).
  • Working closely with parents in a supportive and collaborative way to ensure a positive relationship between home and school (UNCRC – Article 18).
  • Working closely with a wide range of partners to ensure appropriate strategies and experiences are in place for every child (UNCRC – Article 3).
  • Ensuring that staff receive on-going professional development opportunities through high quality training and supportive quality assurance (UNCRC - Article 3).
  • Ensuring a culture of on-going self-evaluation, shared ownership, collegiate working and developing leadership at all levels (UNCRC - Article 3).
  • Recognising, valuing and celebrating achievements at all levels (UNCRC - Article 29).
  • Maintaining a climate where everyone is treated with respect and where every pupil is enabled to reach their full potential (UNCRC - Article 23).

In Beatlie we are:

Safe   Healthy   Achieving   Nurtured   Active   Respected   Responsible    Included

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.

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