Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £32,034.00 - £40,206.00 gross per year
  • Paisley


Kibble is Scotland’s specialist provider of services for at risk children and young people. By providing a range of integrated services, we help build positive futures for children and young people aged 5 plus, with complex social, emotional and educational needs. 

Young people are referred to Kibble via local authorities when mainstream education has not been effective in meeting their needs. Many young people have experienced bullying, conflict, truancy, and below average attainment. Our aim is to reverse this pattern, providing an inspiring education programme with supportive teaching, to help pupils achieve, while developing valuable employability and life skills.

To maintain the standard of our provision, we require dedicated and inspirational teachers to add value to our high-quality team. The successful candidate will therefore possess the skills and enthusiasm to develop innovative ways of engaging young people in learning in a variety of contexts.

Responsible To:

Depute Head/Head Teacher

Staff Responsibility:


Hours of Work:

35 hours per week. 

What is the Job Function?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the social studies department of our Independent School, based in Paisley.

The duties of a teacher working for Kibble Education and Care Centre are defined in Annex B of the national agreement “A teaching profession for the 21st Century” and the Standard for Full Registration.

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.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should –

- be registered with the GTC (Scotland)
- have a recognised teaching qualification specific to social subjects
- 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 cash4health, 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. Prior to commencing in post, you will be required to undertake Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training. The successful candidate must be able to participate fully in this training and be prepared to put this training into practice. 

Appointments will be subject to a twelve-month probationary period.

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