Learning Assistant (Scottish Attainment Challenge)

Favourite East Ayrshire Council
Ref no: EAY02483
Closes: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
Published: Monday, 5th March 2018
Location: Doon Academy
Salary: £14,815 - £16,890 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 27.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: East Ayrshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Secondary Education

Job Description

Provide support to learners and teachers by undertaking a range of non-teaching duties, including classroom administration and practical tasks such as contributing to the preparation of teaching materials in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives; specifically in relation to the Community Plan, Shared Commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Value.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


This is a permanent part time (term time) post based at Doon Academy, Dalmellington.  The salary for this post is £14,815 - £16,890 (pro rata).  The post holder will support the class teacher within the inclusion hub at Doon Academy and have a role in ensuring that children and young people can be supported to access mainstream classes as appropriate. The inclusion hub is in the early stages of development and this role will be a key support in its success.