Peripatetic Primary Pupil Support Teacher, Almondbank House, Perth (PKC03034)

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Ref no: PKC03034
Closes: Sunday, 2nd April 2017
Published: Friday, 17th March 2017
Location: Almondbank House, Lewis Place, North Muirton, Perth
Salary: £22,416 - £35,763 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Term Time Full Time
Organisation: Perth and Kinross Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Job Description

Peripatetic Primary Pupil Support Teacher (Permanent) - PKC03034
£22,416 - £35,763
Based at Almondbank House, Perth

An opportunity has arisen for us to recruit to the Inclusion Service, a Primary Pupil Support Teacher who will contribute to the:

- Identification and assessment of children with Additional Support Needs
- Planning of learning and teaching, including cooperative teaching with the class teacher
- Professional development of staff.

Further you will:

- work in partnership with specialist services and
- provide consultation opportunities to staff and parents

This post will support a number of Primary Schools.

Please note, should you be invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references, one of which must be your current or most recent line manager. If you are already employed as a teacher with Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide 1 reference, which must be from your current line manager.

As Perth & Kinross Council operate an open reference policy, the onus will be on you to provide us with your references. You should print off the job profile and reference form and give them to your referees for completion. (An alternative is to save it and e-mail it to your referees). It is also important to include the reference number of the post on the pro-forma. The references should then be presented to the chair of the interview panel when you attend.

Please APPLY ONLINE. 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.

Requirements

Current full driving licence - to support various schools.
Understanding of the Pupil Support Teacher role and remit.
Have had experience of working with children and young people with a range of additional support needs.
Good communication skills -verbal & written.
Effective team working and independent working skills.
Understanding of Inclusion and Additional Support Needs – awareness of educational and legislative context.

Responsibilities

Provide effective approaches to learning and teaching to meet the needs of learners with a range of additional support needs.

Provide advice and support on appropriate and accessible curriculum planning.

Participate in effective identification and assessment procedure.

Track and analyse the progress of the individual intervention programmes.

Provide feedback to colleagues, pupils and their parents on issues related to making progress and realising potential.

Contribute to professional developments.

The Individual

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

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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