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Ref no:
PKC08144
Published:
7/12/2021
Closes:
2/1/2022
Location:
Grandtully Primary School, Grandtully, Pitlochry, PH9 0PL
Salary:
£6,795 - £7,302 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
15 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Primary School Support Worker - PKC08144
£6,795 - £7,302 (15 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Grandtully Primary School

We are looking for a new person to join our small, creative team at Grandtully Primary School.

In this role you will assist in ensuring high quality school administration and operational effectiveness and to contribute to the positive ethos of the school.

You will provide pastoral support to the children and under the direction of a teacher help promote effective learning.

You will carry out any specific roles in the GE3 job family role profile at a particular time depending on your deployment in the school.

Requirements

Knowledge & Experience

  • Ideally you will have experience of working with children.
  • You must have good organisation and administrative skills.
  • You must be able to use ICT including Word & Excel for a variety of purposes.
  • You must be able to promote active learning and play experiences.
  • Ideally you will have a relevant Professional Development Award or equivalent.
  • Ideally you will have experience of working with children with additional support needs
  • Ideally you will have knowledge of child protection issues.
  • Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a primary school.
  • Ideally you will have practical skills such as baking, gardening, drawing etc.
  • Ideally you will have a first aid certificate.

Customer Care

  • You must be able to build and maintain positive relationships with children, colleagues and parents.
  • You will be able to innovate and co-ordinate children’s activities.

Health & Safety

  • You must be able to cope with the demands of the job and attend on a regular basis.
  • You must have an awareness of Health and Safety Issues as they affect you and others and comply with all relevant Health and Safety legislation.

Equality & Dignity at Work

  • You must be able to treat children, colleagues, parents and the community in accordance with the Council’s policies on equalities and dignity at work.

Communications

  • You must be able to communicate effectively with children, colleagues and parents verbally and in writing.

Flexibility

  • You will have a flexible attitude to sharing duties.
  • You must be willing to work indoors and outdoors.
  • You will be committed to the wider life of the school.

Achievement of Results

  • You will contribute to the performance and good reputation of the school by achieving team objectives and priorities.

Quality

  • You will demonstrate personal commitment to tasks and objectives, routinely delivering a first class service to all customers.

Team Working

  • You will demonstrate a willingness to work in a collaborative environment.

Decision Making & Problem Solving

  • You must be able to work independently and use your initiative.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Isabel Forrest, Head Teacher, on 01887 822499 or Grandtully@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.

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.

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. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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