Job Details

Job Title:               Secondary Subjects Teacher

Location:               Closeburn House School, Closeburn, Dumfries

Salary:                   £27,498 to £41,412 per annum (Scottish National Pay Scales) 

Hours:                   35 hours per week

Contract:               Permanent

Are you a Secondary Teacher with a General Teaching Council for Scotland Certificate who is committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

We are looking for Secondary Teacher with GTCS accreditation to join our fantastic team at Closeburn House School in Dumfries. As a Secondary Teacher, you will take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs, ensuring delivery of the school curriculum in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop.

This is a great opportunity for a Secondary Teacher who wants to spend less time on paperwork and more time developing creative learning opportunities for children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Educated to degree level and/or of Qualified Teacher Status, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every child to reach their potential.

About us

Closeburn House is located in beautiful rural location in Dumfriesshire, South West Scotland yet close to principle towns and villages that offer a wealth of interest and beauty - all of which are utilised through 24 hour learning opportunities where appropriate.

Closeburn House School is pleased to announce that it has received an Accredited Award from the Autism Accreditation Awards Committee.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.