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Ref no:
EAL06502
Published:
14/1/2022
Closes:
30/1/2022
Location:
Knox Academy, Pencaitland Road, Haddington, EH41 4DT
Salary:
£17,848 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
15 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).  Part-time hours will be pro-rated accordingly.

Hourly rate of pay:  £9.78 per hour
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday - 3 hours per day (to be agreed)
This is a 38 week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time only
To start ASAP

Knox Academy is a truly comprehensive school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.  At census 2021 the roll was 797.  Our school values are Ambition, Respect and Community and we work through these values to ensure all pupils feel included and valued.  We aim to support all our young people to strive to reach their potential and leave to a positive and sustained destination.  We aim to be the best we can, in all that we do for our young people and to give them a high quality educational experience.

An opportunity has arisen for a Home Economics Auxiliary based in our Home Economics Department supporting teaching staff with ordering and food preparation and other duties detailed in the job description.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic and have the ability to communicate their enthusiasm to all school users.  

Job Details

To provide daily support to the Home Economics Department in secondary schools in delivering Home Economics education to school students

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
A good standard of general Education and/or able to demonstrate equivalent 
knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience

Desirable
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (if not held at time of appointment there will be a requirement to undertake this once in post)

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/nonteachinginfo

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. 

Job Attachments