Job Description

LOCATION: Various Locations In Scottish Borders, TD6 0SA
SALARY: £28,113 – £42,336 per year
HOURS: 35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: CS0-5
Salary: £28,113 – £42,336 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary – Maternity cover until 29 September 2023 or earlier return of the post holder.

Hours: 35

Teachers applying for permanent posts should be fully registered with the General Teaching Council Scotland.

Please note interviews will be held on 07/11/2022

Role Purpose

This peripatetic post is a unique and exciting opportunity to work across a number of primary schools within the Scottish Borders, in the Galashiels Cluster.

The successful candidate will play an important role in the Inclusion & Wellbeing Service – Outreach team. This team consists of both teachers and Additional Needs Assistants.

Scottish Borders Council’s Inclusion and Wellbeing Service consists of 2 teams:

  • Inclusion & Wellbeing Service – Outreach – A peripatetic team working in mainstream primary schools as an early intervention to help schools understand and meet the needs of their pupils experiencing barriers to learning linked to their social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Bilingual Support – A peripatetic service who support Bilingual primary and secondary pupils across the Scottish Borders. They work in partnership with schools, homes and other agencies to meet the educational needs of bilingual learners and promote equality of opportunity through inclusion. This work involves ensuring access to the curriculum, raising self-esteem and valuing bilingual children’s linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Professionals who are passionate about inclusive practice, nurture and nurturing approaches, committed to social justice and supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural needs are invited to apply for this post.
The Inclusion and Wellbeing Service has the main aim of supporting vulnerable Children and Young people in and across the Scottish Borders and in delivering Scottish Borders Council’s Inclusion Strategy.


Primary or Secondary teaching qualification.
Full Registration with the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS)

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post. * If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Emma Sowerby at 01835 824000 Ext 5279 and Douglas Crabbe, 01450 364705.

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.

For more information and to apply: Teacher of Inclusion & Wellbeing – Galashiels & Selkirk – | Scottish Borders Council | myjobscotland