Mathematics Teacher (Secondary Education) - KIB00350

The Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom

September 23, 2022


Who are we?

Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and a leading social enterprise. For over 160 years we've been supporting children and young people (aged 5 – 26), many of whom have experienced significant trauma or adversity. Through our integrated services and dedicated support, providing a safe and stable environment, Kibble helps young people who have complex social, emotional, behavioural and educational needs move forward to lead healthy and fulfilled lives.

Kibble are looking to recruit an experienced Mathematics Teacher. Successful candidates will be registered or eligible for registration with the GTC (Scotland) and keen to gain experience of working with children and young people with additional support needs.

What is the Job Function?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our Education Services, based in Paisley.

The successful candidate will be a flexible, forward thinking professional who uses initiative and is dedicated to inspiring the children and young people in our care, ensuring the highest quality of learning and teaching experiences.

You will therefore bring the skills and enthusiasm to develop innovative and creative ways of engaging young people in formal and informal learning. Appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory PVG Disclosure check and references. All appointments will be subject to a twelve-month probationary period.

We would welcome applications from Practitioners with knowledge of Curriculum for Excellence and Scotland's National Improvement Framework to engage and enthuse often reluctant learners.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should –

· be registered or eligible for registration with the GTC (Scotland)

· have a recognised teaching qualification specific to Secondary Education.

· demonstrate a clear commitment to continuing professional development. For example, by studying towards a qualification in or relating to Additional Support Needs.

· have excellent communication skills.

· motivate, encourage and support others.

· make effective use of time, personnel and resources.

· show aptitude for decision making and acting on initiative.

What do we offer?

Access to the Teacher Superannuation Fund, and employee benefits including casbhealth, employee assistance programme, free parking, free meals, gym membership, plus access to onsite physio.


  • The successful candidate will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme ( PVG Scheme ). Having previous convictions will not automatically disbar you from working at Kibble (with the exception of offences against children or other vulnerable groups) and every case is taken on an individual basis.
  • This job outline reflects the main tasks and responsibilities discharged by the post holder at the present time, however, Kibble reserves the right to alter or amend the content of this job outline to reflect changes to the job or services provided, while maintaining the overall character and level of responsibility for the post.
  • Notwithstanding any information or statement described within this job outline, all duties must be carried out in a way that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and respect for all individuals and which is consistent with Kibble's stated policy on equal opportunities.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undertake Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training and will require a level of fitness to be able to carry out SCM. The successful candidate must be able to participate fully in this training and be prepared to put this training into practice. The SCM training will consist of two days theory and two days physical training. The successful candidate must complete this training prior to taking up post. Should the candidate for any reason fail any aspect of the SCM training (theory, physical or both parts), an additional input and opportunity would be given to successfully complete the training and achieve the required level of proficiency.
  • Appointments will be subject to a twelve-month probationary period.
  • About the employer

    Generally called RGU, Robert Gordon University is an open university. It was originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon. The educational establishment received its university status in 1992. It is one of two institutions...