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1:1 Teaching Assistant: Fixed Term until December 2018
Skypoint School – Faifley, West Dunbartonshire G81 5JY
Caledonian School – Glengarnock, North Ayrshire KA14 3DA

Spark of Genius Ltd operates small therapeutic residential homes and Schools throughout Scotland for young people who need a variety of supports. We educate young people in our schools who cannot sustain a mainstream educational placement. We employ a 24 hour approach to the curriculum, providing continual support and guidance for our young people.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work on a one to one basis to assist the education team, to effectively support our young people to progress with their learning and make positive behaviour choices.

You will be required to work as part of a team, to create an environment, where young people between the ages of 11-16 who encounter social, emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties feel secure and can achieve their potential.

You should also have an ability to deal with difficult situations and make appropriate decisions in line with the policies and procedures of the learning centre, and be willing to undergo training as required.

The successful candidate should also hold the relevant qualifications referred to in the job description and person specification. A copy of this as well an application form to apply for the role can be requested from the HR team.

Spark of Genius is committed to protecting and safeguarding the welfare of the young people we care for and any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, Medical questionnaire and Protection Vulnerable Groups Membership.

Hours of work: 40 per week, term-time only.

Salary Scale – £15,600 – £18,500 depending on experience

Job Type: Fixed Term until December 2018.

Job description and person specification Scotland DOC (391KB)

Teachers (Primary and Secondary)
Skypoint School – Faifley, West Dunbartonshire G81 5JY (Primary/Secondary)
Harbour Point School – Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6QD (Primary)
Caledonian School – Glengarnock, North Ayrshire KA14 3DA (Primary/Secondary)

We currently have a vacancies for enthusiastic and highly motivated Teachers with the ability to teach across the curriculum in our schools throughout Scotland. Applicants should be committed individuals with the ability to provide an inclusive, inspiring and creative learning environment for our young people. The position will involve teaching small groups of pupils aged 8-16 who encounter social, emotional, behavioural and educational difficulties. Applicants must be fully registered with the GTC Scotland.

Salary – Scottish National Teachers Salary Scale 

Pension – Scottish Teachers’ Superannuation Scheme

Job Type: Full-time various positions and Talent pool

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