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Ref no:
PKC08285
Published:
21/1/2022
Closes:
6/2/2022
Location:
Goodlyburn Primary School, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NT
Salary:
£12,996 - £13,925 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
27.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Early Learning & Childcare Pupil Support Assistant - PKC08285
£12,996 - £13,925 (27.5 Hours per week, Term-time only)
COPECC / Goodlyburn Early Learning & Childcare Centre, Perth 

We are seeking to recruit a confident and enthusiastic Pupil Support Assistant to work within City of Perth Early Childhood Centre (COPECC) / Goodlyburn Early Learning & Childcare Centre (ELC) and to provide some outreach support via our Early Years Inclusion Team.

The role is to work as part of the wider ELC team, to support children with a range of needs to access the ELC setting fully alongside developing and supporting a range of play opportunities which reflects and responds to children's individual needs.

The ability to work in a team situation is essential and a flexible approach to working with young children is required.

Experience and an interest in working with children with a range of Additional Support Needs is desirable.

A willingness to undertake professional learning relevant to the post is essential.

The successful applicants must be registered with the SSSC or be willing to become registered within SSSC timescales.

The Individual

You will :

- Love working with young children to support and develop their potential.

- Have an ability to build nurturing relationships.

- Have the ability to work in a team and use your own initiative.

- Have a flexible approach to working with young children.

- Have experience and an interest in working with children with a range of Additional Support Needs.

- Be willing to undertake professional learning relevant to the post.

The successful applicant must be registered with the SSSC or be willing to become registered within SSSC timescales.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Karen Dixon, Early Years Inclusion Coordinator at KDixon@pkc.gov.uk

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

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A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

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