Teacher of Pupil Support (Peripatetic) (ASD Outreach) (Secondary) SOA01670

South Ayrshire Council
£26,895 - £35,763 per year
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

What is the role?

You will provide a quality teaching service throughout the Authority.  The newly established ASD Outreach Service (Secondary) aims to support children and young people with autism spectrum disorder in secondary schools across South Ayrshire.  The service is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced teacher to support the development of this service.  The role will include:
  • identifying barriers to learning for individuals in secondary education through observations and discussions with young people, staff, family and other professionals as appropriate.
  • empowering staff to introduce, understand and continue with strategies and interventions to reduce barriers to learning and enable young people on the autistic spectrum to progress to their full potential.
  • supporting transition for children and young people to secondary education.

Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job Description and HT Report. The completed HT Report should be returned to HR, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr KA7 1DR or emailed to recruitment@south-ayrshire.gov.uk. (Please note if you are unable to obtain your HT Report at the time of applying, it can follow.  You require to submit a separate HT Report for each post you are applying for detailing the SOA reference number).

  Extra information:   The Grade of this post is Teacher Maingrade and the annual salary is from £26,895 to £35,763
  Please note that interviews have been scheduled for 4 November 2016.
  Please note that these posts are  peripatetic and appointment will be to the Authority.   PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU DETAIL A MINIMUM OF TWO REFEREES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM.



This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs.

Closing date for applications Sunday 30 October 2016.

See also:
Pupil Support Teacher and HT Report (cluster).doc