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Ref no:
EAL06312
Published:
12/11/2021
Closes:
28/11/2021
Location:
Dunbar Primary School, John Muir Campus, Lammermuir Cresent, Dunbar, EH42 1DG
Rate:
£4.62 - £8.91 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Vacancy Information

Rate of Pay
Under 18 years :    £4.62 per hour
18-20 years :         £6.56 per hour
21-22 years :         £8.36 per hour
23+:                      £8.91 per hour

Days and Hour of Work:
Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4:15pm, Friday 8:15am to 1:15pm
This is a 39 week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time plus in-service days until the end of the academic session June/July 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprentice to join the team at Dunbar Primary School.

Dunbar Primary School is large primary school consisting of two campuses, The John Muir campus comprises of the nursery, year stages P1 - P3 and The Cove, a specialist communication provision. The Lochend campus comprises of the stages P4 - P7.

Working across both campuses, the successful applicant will undertake a Modern Apprenticeship Business Administration Level 3 and provide efficient and effective administrative support to the school.

Eligibility Criteria
As part of East Lothian Council's 'Support for Employability' commitment to promote youth opportunities in the County, this post is open to those who are aged 16 – 19 and reside in East Lothian. (For those who are disabled or care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29). You will be asked to confirm you meet this criteria when you complete the application form.

All candidates indicating in their application that they are from a care experienced background, or have a disability are guaranteed an interview if they meet the minimum essential criteria required for the job (as per the Person Specification).

Job Details

To undertake a Modern Apprenticeship Business Administration Level 3 and provide an  efficient and effective clerical support to the School.

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
A minimum of SVQ1/Standard Grade General level English/Maths or National 4 English/Maths or Literacy/Numeracy or Intermediate 1 Communication/Numeracy and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

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.UK website.

Additional Information

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

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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