Pupil Support Assistant - Leith Walk Primary School

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Ref no: EDN06540
Closes: Wednesday, 28th February 2018
Published: Wednesday, 14th February 2018
Location: Leith Walk Primary School, Brunswick Road, Edinburgh
Salary: £15,285 - £17,191 per year
Hours: 27.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: City of Edinburgh Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Job Description

Communities & Families

Pupil Support Assistant
Leith Walk Primary School

Salary: £15,285 - £17,191 (pro rata for part-time and sessional)
Hours: 27.5,  term-time only (39 weeks per year)

Opening in 1876, Leith Walk Primary School is one of the oldest primary schools in Edinburgh, located in a busy city centre location. Find out more about the life and work of the school at www.leithwalk.edin.sch.uk. “Rich in diversity, building strength through creativity and achievement. We are fully committed to excellence in teaching and learning and celebrate the achievements of our stakeholders. As Citizens, we are committed to the Values of Wisdom, Justice, Integrity and Compassion. We are Lifelong Learners who can think critically about what we know and learn, to bring about innovations and positive change in society. We set ourselves the highest expectations to demonstrate that we are an ambitious, thinking school. We are prepared to embrace whatever our future holds”.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner to join our school team. Experience of working with children with additional support needs and English as an Additional Language is desireable, as is leading programmes of work with small groups of children/individual children, such as motor skills, talk time, literacy and dyslexia support, SEAL, and Fresh Start hotlisting. The ability to take on aspects of distributed leadership would also be an advantage, for example, Loose Parts Play, gardening club, baking club.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

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