Pupil Support Assistant (Fixed Term)

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS13184
Closes: Friday, 16th March 2018
Published: Friday, 2nd March 2018
Location: Buchanhaven Primary,Hope Street
Rate: £8.89 - £9.41 per hour
Hours: 10.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
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.  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.

Experience of working with children and/or young people with additional support needs is desirable as is the ability to communicate effectively with children who have a range of learning difficulties.

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

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

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.

Duration: Fixed term for a period not exceeding 6th July 2018

2 vacancies are available: One position is for 10 hours per week working Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 2.30pm the second position is for 5 hours per week working Monday 9.00am - 2.30pm

Informal enquiries to:  Linda Strachan Tel 01779 472543

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