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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£23,651 - £23,857 per year
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Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Pupil Support Assistants
Secondary Schools - South East of Edinburgh

Salary: £23,651 - £23,857 (pro rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: various, 39 weeks sessional

The City of Edinburgh Council would like to invite applications from candidates who wish to apply for various Pupil Support Assistant posts, available in the following secondary schools in the South East of Edinburgh:

Gracemount High School

James Gillespie's High School

Liberton High School

More information about our secondary schools is available on our website:

We are looking for conscientious, committed candidates with excellent inter-personal and communication skills. You will be working as part of a team and there will be many training opportunities to support you in working with our children and young people. Previous experience of working in a school would be desirable.

Once you have applied for this post you will receive an email with a link to complete a preferences form where you can give us more information about school settings which would match your preferences as well as the hours you would like to work.

Please note that these posts are subject to review and also have a mobility clause meaning there is a chance successful candidates could be moved to a different school in the future.

* Note - Please read the sessional working information attached to this advert. This explains how salaries are calculated for sessional (term time) and part time posts.

PSAs do not work during the 12 weeks of school holidays, however total salary is paid in 12 equal monthly payments, over the year. There are also opportunities to work in a holiday hub provision during the school holidays for successful candidates looking to work during the school holidays.

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. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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