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Teacher of Additional Support for Learning (Part-Time)

St Mary's Music School , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 21/08/2020 at 10:00 am

Coates Hall
25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 5EL

Stacey McAleer
HR Administrator

0131 538 7766

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Vacancy Description / Summary

St Mary’s Music School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, well-organised and caring teacher of Additional Support for Learning to work with pupils from P5 to S6.

The successful candidate will work with assigned groups and individuals and liaise with subject specialists, to share good practice and develop a faculty approach to ASL development. Specific responsibilities will include the creation of Additional Support Plans, the administering of assessments and communicating pupil progress to staff and parents.

The line manager for the Additional Support for Learning teacher is the Head of Primary and Additional Support for Learning Co-ordinator.

St Mary’s Music School aims to offer the highest possible standard of education and musical training in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment, and all staff are expected to support their pupils and encourage them to achieve of their best. Classes are small and examination results are consistently good, with a pass rate of over 97% in all exams in 2019.

All teachers with responsibility for delivering aspects of the formal curriculum are required to be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) on appointment.

The post will be part-time, currently 5 hours class contact time per week but subject to change, permanent, and commences in late August 2020.


About the School

St Mary’s Music School is Scotland’s only independent specialist music school, offering a world-class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh.

It is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school, with pupils coming from diverse backgrounds and from all parts Scotland, the rest of the UK and beyond. Pupils are supported by the Scottish Government’s Aided Places scheme and by School and Cathedral bursaries.

Entry is by audition and assessment, based on musical ability and potential, regardless of personal financial circumstances.