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Ref no:
MOR06131
Published:
14/9/2021
Closes:
24/9/2021
Location:
Buckie High School, West Cathcart Street, Buckie, Banffshire, Moray, AB56 1QB
Salary:
£18,220 - £19,605 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Only

This position has expired.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Reliable
  • 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:  24 September 2021
Starting Salary: £18,220 (pro rata)
£9.47 per hour
Various positions to be filled - hours negotiable up to 30 Hours per week (term time only)

For further information contact: Buckie High School, 01542 832605 

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