Pupil Support Assistant

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS11051
Closes: Wednesday, 27th September 2017
Published: Wednesday, 13th September 2017
Location: Banchory Primary (Banchory),Arbeadie Road,
Salary: £6,778 - £7,336 per year
Hours: 17.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Job Description

You have knowledge and experience of children and young people and are interested in pursuing a career working in an educational environment. You have a mature approach to emotionally demanding work, can use your own initiative and have the ability to respect confidentiality.

You will assist teachers in promoting achievement and raising the standards of pupil attainment and provide general support in relation to the needs of the class and individuals’ care, health and wellbeing and safety; to ensure a secure and safe environment.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

There is a requirement to be flexible in school location within the clusters, according to individual circumstances and work with a range of pupils from P1 – S6. Initially you will be based in the location advertised, but you may be required to work elsewhere within the Banchory CSN.

The working pattern will be Monday - Thursday, 10:30-13:50 and Friday, 10:30-14:10.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries to Jackie Fernandez, 01330 823351.

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