Teacher Visually Impaired - DGA08394

The Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom

October 17, 2022

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Teacher Visually Impaired

Dumfries

Unpromoted Teacher Scale £28,113 - £42,336

The Sensory Service are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to the Visual Impairment Team. This post is offered on a permanent, full time and part time) 0.5FTE basis (dependant on the successful candidate/s) and is peripatetic in nature. Although based in Dumfries, will serve localities across Dumfries and Galloway.

Applicants will have extended teaching experience and be committed to removing barriers to learning for pupils with a visual impairment. The successful candidate must be willing to undertake training in Braille and Teacher of the Visually Impaired qualifications.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 6th October 2022.

Applicants for teaching posts must be registered in the appropriate sector with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UT.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

Please note – Pay arrangements for those starting after 1st day of school session

In accordance with Teachers Conditions of Service (SNCT – appendix 2.19), Teachers who commence their employment or change their payscale with Dumfries and Galloway Council after the first day of the school session will have their salary for the remainder of the school salary year recalculated to reflect how teachers accrue pay and leave. In these circumstances, a calculation will be carried out upon commencement of employment and pay and leave will be adjusted. This may have a temporary detriment to your salary however this will balance out over the course of the session.

Information regarding the national pay and leave calculation can be accessed at:

https: // www. snct.org.uk/library/2527/Part 2 Appendix 2.19 Final Version June 2018.pdf

A significant relocation package of up to £5000 may be available to the successful

candidate (Permanent positions only). Please see attached guidance for further information.

For further information and an informal discussion, please contact Claire Unsworth, Specialist Services - Principal Teacher, on 07584800878 or email Claire.Unsworth@dumgal.gov.uk or Angela Sinclair, Teacher of the Visually Impaired on 07920528259.

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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...