Vacancies at Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

All vacancies across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded are listed below. Please note that there may be vacancies on a second page. 

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Outreach Teacher

Education, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,495 - £41,412FTE £10,998 - £16,565 pro rata, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 04/10/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

 

At the Royal Blind School, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed teacher for our expanding outreach service.  This is an exciting role where you will support the learning and development of children and young people with a Visual Impairment within local authority schools.

 

We are proud to be a leading provider of specialist learning and education services for children and young people with a Visual Impairment. By managing a peripatetic and evolving caseload of pupils, this role will be key to ensuring we can provide these specialist services to a wider reach of children by supporting schools to teach learners with a Visual Impairment.

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Teacher of Mathematics

Education, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,495 - £41,412FTE £10,998 - £16,565, Position: Part Time, Closing Date: 04/10/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

 

The Royal Blind School, in Edinburgh is a leading provider of specialist education services for children and young people with a visual impairment, including those with additional support needs.  As a Grant Aided Independent Special School, we deliver education and support for day and residential pupils aged 5 to 19 years.

 

We currently have a vacancy for an innovative Teacher of Mathematics to join our school.  If you are an enquiring and reflective person with a creative approach to learning and teaching who can demonstrate a working experience of delivering Mathematics to learners with additional support needs, we would like to hear from you. 

 

The successful applicant will be able to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team developing the pupils’ confidence through the real-life application of Mathematics.  They will facilitate high quality, engaging learning experiences consistent with Curriculum for Excellence.  Applicants will demonstrate the ability to modify the curriculum to meet the needs of individual learners.

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Residential Care Workers

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,971 - £30,003, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 04/10/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

Opportunities have arisen for Residential Care Workers to work 52 week contracts for an initial period of one year. The posts will be based at the Royal Blind School, a school care service providing support to children and young people aged 8-18 with vision impairment and disability. The role involves shift working over the 24 hour period and weekend working.

 

Applicants must have an HNC in Social Care plus all eight SVQ 3 units (Caring for Children & Young People) or equivalent qualifications which are essential for registration with the SSSC/appropriate professional body. If you have relevant experience in a similar role and have an interest in and/or experience of additional support needs, then we would love to hear from you.

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Nurse within Residential Care

Child Care, Royal Blind, Salary: £27,101 - £30,003, Position: Full Time, Closing Date: 04/10/2020, Location: Royal Blind School, 43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG

An opportunity has arisen for full time experienced Child Health or Learning Disability registered nurse to work at The Royal Blind School on a Fixed Term Contract for 1 year. The posts will be based at the Royal Blind School, a school care service providing support to children and young people aged 8-18 with vision impairment and disability.

The nurse is independently responsible for the assessment of care needs, along with the development, implementation and evaluation of care. Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to prioritise workloads are essential for this post. Paediatric experience is also desirable.

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