Learning Assistant X2 - St Andrews Primary School

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Ref no: MID02165
Closes: Wednesday, 14th February 2018
Published: Wednesday, 31st January 2018
Location: St Andrews RC Primary School Gowkshill
Salary: £19,310 - £20,156 per year
Hours: 24.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Midlothian Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Learning Support

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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‘

Job Vacancy

Position Title: Learning Assistant X2 – St Andrews Primary School

Position Number: SPSA032

Directorate: Education

Location: St Andrews Primary School

Contract Status: Fixed Term – 29/06/2018

Hours of Work: 24.5 hours per week

Working Pattern: To be confirmed following interview

Weeks per year: 39 weeks

Closing Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

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 24.5 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £11,283.77 per annum.

Requirements

Regulated Work with Children

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 in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, 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.

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