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Ref no:
EAL06533
Published:
21/1/2022
Closes:
6/2/2022
Location:
Macmerry Primary School, Main Road, Macmerry, EH33 1QA
Salary:
£20,786 - £22,665 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.  The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).  Part-time hours / sessional posts will be pro-rated accordingly.

2 posts available
Hourly rate of pay:  £11.39-£12.42
Temporary until 1st July 2022
This is a 38 week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time only.
Days and hours of work:
Monday - Friday
To start ASAP

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work less than the specified number of hours or those who wish to work flexibly within the hours of the school day.  This can be discussed at the interview stage for those invited to interview.

Macmerry Primary School serves the ex-mining village of Macmerry and surrounding area. There are six classes from P1 - P7 and a Nursery class. The school is very much part of the community and we enjoy positive relationships with the whole school family.

The school team is dedicated to increasing the life chances of our school family and as a result the expectations are high for all team members. All staff are committed to ensuring every child receives a high quality education. Pupils throughout the whole school are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and behaviour, are active participants in the decision making process and ensure they are the best they can be. The school encourages all staff and pupils to be leaders of learning through the school improvement plan. 

Parents are actively encouraged to participate in all aspects of school life.

Job Details

To provide care and assistance to individuals and small groups of pupils with additional
support needs.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Good standard of general education
Experience of working with or caring for children with additional support needs

Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups are required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

East Lothian Council Schools:
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/directories/878/schools

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link:
https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form. 

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