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St Sylvester's School Abbey Street Elgin Moray, IV30 1DA
£19,066.84 - £20,452.12 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
10.5 hours per week

Job Description

Assist teaching staff in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children with additional support needs, assisting them with their personal needs and promoting their independence.


Support Learning and Teaching Activities.

Provide support to children and young people with additional support needs.

Attend to the personal care and health including the medical needs of pupils with additional support needs and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and hygienic environment.

Support pupils with their mobility needs.

The Individual

Experience of working with children & young adults of school age in a caring and supportive environment

Educated to ‘standard’ level or equivalent and a demonstrable understanding of English and Arithmetic.

Ability to observe professional confidentiality and implement sound judgement

Ability to use initiative

Ability to communicate at all levels

Ability to work under guidance and direction of teaching staff

Ability to assist young people with special educational needs in personal/medical care.

Ability to express a patient and non-confrontational approach when dealing with children and young people who display challenging behaviour.

Ability to demonstrate empathy and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs

Ability and commitment to undertake further training /development as required

Rapport with children/young adults

Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Service


Ability to work as part of a team

Effective interpersonal skills and organisational skills

Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment

Able to assist in and carry out certain lifting tasks associated with the care of dependant young people

Temporary up to 1 July 2022

Closing Date:  28 January 2022
Starting Salary: £19,066 (pro rata)
£9.91 per hour 
10.5 hours per week (term time only)

For further information contact: St Sylvester's Primary, 01343 541453

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