- Knox Academy, Pencaitland Road, Haddington, EH41 4DT
- £17,775 - £19,417 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Term Time Part Time
- 30 hours per week
This position has expired.
It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday (working pattern negotiable)
This is a 39 week sessional post i.e. working hours will be during school term time plus in-service days
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Knox Academy is a truly comprehensive school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2021 the roll was 793. 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.
Our curriculum provides a full range of subjects from S1-S6. We aim to meet the needs of all our pupils, providing a curriculum that is appropriate in terms of breadth, depth and challenge. Our broad general education (BGE) incorporates pace, challenge and personalisation and choice, and this allows pupils to be ready to meet the demands of our senior phase curriculum, which has subjects ranging from National 2 level through to Advanced Higher. We also link with other East Lothian schools to provide opportunities for study across a wide range of other subjects and specialist academies.
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Business Support Assistant. Working in the main school office the successful candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic and with the ability to communicate their enthusiasm to the pupils and staff. Training in the use of council systems is available, but some experience/confidence using Microsoft Office would be an advantage. Flexibility is essential in this post together with good organisational skills.
To provide an administrative, clerical, reception and information support to the school through a range of tasks carried out within well-defined regulations.
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.
Educated to ‘Higher’ level, NC or SVQ level 2 in English and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
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.
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.
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 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-… website.
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