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Ref no:
EAL05260
Published:
15/1/2021
Closes:
31/1/2021
Location:
East Lothian Works, 9-11 Lodge Street, Haddington, EH41 3DX
Salary:
£47,013.00 - £50,772.00 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 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.

Temporary for 24 months, 52 weeks per year
Days and Hours of Work:
Mon-Fri, 09.00-17.00
To start asap

Teachers terms and conditions apply.

This post can be a secondment opportunity - permission must be sought from your line manager if you are applying for the post on a secondment basis.

 

Job Details

The Education Support Officer (ESO) will work across the local authority as part of the ELW team to develop and implement delivery of Numeracy and family engagement provision for adults and youths across the region. The post holder will contribute to all aspects of progressing, developing and delivering provision including working with schools, parents, departmental staff, partners and other agencies to construct authority policies, quality assurance procedures, training, curriculum development and specialised support for youths, adults and families. In work poverty is a priority for ‘No One Left Behind’ and the ‘Parental Employability Support Fund’. The ESO will look for best practice and opportunities for partnership development.

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’– 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
Full registration with GTCS
Evidence of continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

Driving Licence 
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)

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 will be 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.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

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

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. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

Job Attachments