Are you passionate about helping vulnerable young people thrive and flourish?
Do you have the skills to engage with young people and support them to reach their maximum
“Our purpose is to provide a positive, life-changing experience for young people through individual care,
education and skills development focused on promoting young people’s mental and emotional wellbeing and
longer-term positive outcomes.”
The GSC campus just outside Bishopton offers young people a safe, nurturing, and caring environment set in fabulous
grounds with a garden wildlife trail and outdoor sports facility. On-campus there are three secure care houses,
a close support house & a semi-independent living cottage. Young people who live with us continue their
education in our school, on campus, or attend further education out with the campus.
This is an exciting time to join Team GSC as we seek to build on our strong reputation for relational practice and
through delivering ambitious strategic goals to #Keep the Promise.
GSC offers employees a great benefits package and you will be joining an enthusiastic and dedicated team.
Young people referred to our houses have experienced significant difficulties in their lives, and many will have
faced traumatic and harmful situations and may be experiencing psychological distress; mental health problems;
and problems coping with managing feelings and day to day life. We offer a place of safety and nurture where we
support young people and their families, alongside the professionals involved in their lives, to make sense of
these experiences and to build hope, coping skills and goals for the future.
An opportunity has arisen to join our Education team as a Teacher of Mathematics on a full-time, permanent basis. The
role is based at our GSC secure campus outside of Bishopton.
Teachers uphold and promote the ethos and active values of the GSC in being rights respecting, kind, nurturing, and
Teachers contribute to ensuring that the climate and learning environment at GSC is tailored and responsive to the
learning needs and additional support needs of young people as learners. They promote a restorative and
nurture-based approach to their teaching and professional practice, ensuring the highest standards of education
and learning support for young people in a safe and positive environment. Teachers deliver a high-quality
educational service to young people who are living in any of the care houses across Secure Care and Close
Support. The Education Department re-engages young people in the learning process.
The Education Team are committed to ensuring all our young people receive their full curriculum entitlements. We have
a focus on Literacy, Numeracy, Health & Wellbeing and Skills for Learning, Life & Work. We endeavour to
ensure our curriculum offers scope for our young people to extend their learning beyond subject areas through
vocational and interdisciplinary work and learning across a broad range of contexts.
The centre embraces the concept of a 24-hour curriculum within which young people can gain recognition for
achievements within and out with the school day. As a result, we are able to offer our young people achievement
opportunities within the Broad General Education and the Senior Phase curriculum, as well as through wider
achievement awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh and vocational subjects.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated & hard-working Teacher of Mathematics who has a genuine
passion for working with young people. You will be a caring, child-centred and resilient individual with a
motivation to be a positive role model and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people.
Through ensuring that the work is in keeping with legislative, procedural, and good practice requirements and
guidance, the overall focus of the role is to build trusting relationships with young people within a nurturing,
stimulating and safe environment. You will work as part of our strong and dedicated Education team to support
young people to meet their needs, achieve their goals and build hope for their future.
An essential requirement of the role is to have full GTCS registration.
If you have experience with working with young people and/or young people with additional support needs within a
teaching environment, we would love to hear from you.