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  • Ref no: EDN11749
  • Published: 9/11/19
  • Closes: 16/11/19
  • Location: East Craigs Primary School, 79 Craigmount Brae, Edinburgh, EH12 8XF
  • Salary: £16,287.00 - £18,316.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Communities and Families

School Support Assistant
East Craig’s Primary School

Salary: £16,287 - £18,316 (pro rata for part time and sessional) plus living wage allowance if applicable
Hours: 25 per week (term time only, 39 weeks per year)

Working pattern: (Monday - Wednesday 8.30am – 1pm, Thursday 8.30am – 3.30pm and Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm)

East Craig’s Primary School is looking for a School Support Assistant to work in our school office, providing administration assistance and relieving teaching staff of routine, clerical duties associated with the administration and organisation of resources for learning.  The successful candidate will be flexible and assist in undertaking duties that support pupil learning across the school.

East Craigs Primary School is a non-denominational primary school, which serves the area of northwest Edinburgh including significant areas of owner occupied housing and local authority tenants/housing association.

The Senior Leadership Team consists of a Head teacher, one full time Depute Head Teacher, a part-time Depute Head Teacher (0.6) and a Depute Head Teacher (0.4 FTE)/Principal Teacher (0.6 FTE). The current school roll is 503 which includes our Nursery, which caters for 40 children in the morning and 40 in the afternoon. We are extending our Early Learning and Childcare Provision through the Forest Kindergarten approach. The class configuration is currently 15 classes. Specialist teachers deliver PE, Science and Music, together with tutors for string and brass instruments.

For further information about the school, please visit our website: or call 0131 339 7115.

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.

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour.


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