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Ref no:
MID04863
Published:
28/9/2022
Closes:
13/10/2022
Location:
Penicuik High School 39a Carlops Road, EH26 9EP
Salary:
£22,034 - £22,955 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
27.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Vacancy

Midlothian

Penicuik High School is an ambitious School undergoing a rapid period of change. The school has a vision to be a higher performing school where inclusion, equity and wellbeing are the cornerstone of its delivery of education. This post will work within our Support for Learning team to provide support to young people with a range of needs both in classroom settings and/ or one-to-one support where required. If you would enjoy the challenge of working with young people to help them learn and gain essential life skills we would welcome your application.

KNOWLEDGE

 

Evidence of basic literacy and numeracy at Standard Grade General level or SVQ2 in Early Years Care and Education, or National Certificate unit in Childcare & Education, or equivalent competency, to enable the jobholder to communicate effectively with staff and pupils, and provide sensitive support.

The jobholder must be familiar with child development and able to respond to the needs of individual pupils. Jobholders should have previous experience of working in this field of work.

To be fully competent in the role jobholders will be required to undertake addition training courses eg first aid, calm techniques etc.

If the post is within a Nursery Environment then the Jobholder must be registered with or obtain membership with the SSSC within 6 months of appointment. In order to register you must currently hold the relevant qualifications or be willing to work towards attaining these qualifications within the first year of registration. For further information about the qualifications recognised by SSSC for registration in a Support Worker role, please see www.sssc.uk.com

 

CLOSING DATE - Thursday 13th October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - Tuesday 25th October 2022

 

 

Job Advert

Position Title: Learning Assistant ASN 

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnerships

Location: Penicuik High School         

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 27 hours 30 minutes 

Working Pattern: to be discussed

Weeks per year: 39

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 27.5 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £14,451.92 per annum.

Requirements

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email the Recruitment Team at recruitment@midlothian.gov.uk stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.