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Bertha Park High School Bertha Park Perth, PH1 3EQ
£12,056 - £13,214 per year
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Term Time Part Time
21 hours per week

Job Description

Pupil Support Assistant - PKC10321
£12,056 - £13,214 (21 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Bertha Park High School

An exciting opportunity for a Pupil Support Assistant in our Intensive Support Provision, has arisen at Bertha Park School.   

As a Pupil Support Assistant you will be responsible for supporting children and young people who have additional support needs access the curriculum under the direction of teachers and senior managers.  Additional support needs encompass children with complex needs and include those with challenging behaviour and will be expected to support positive behaviour management programmes and contribute to personal learning plans. Other support may involve active learning, assisting pupils with intimate care routines when required, and supervising pupils in the playground or out of school events or activities. 

Please note if you are invited to attend interview, you will be asked to provide 2 references on the day of interview, only 1 reference is required if you are already an employee of Perth & Kinross Council.  The template will be included with you interview invitation and the onus will be on you to provide us with your references.  You should email the job profile and reference template to your referees for completion.  The completed references should then be presented to the chair of the interview panel when you attend.

The Council has introduced a Job Family Framework for all single status posts.  A Job Family is a group of jobs with similar characteristics and common features. Pupil Support Assistants are part of the Care and Learning Job Family and the role profile details the typical behaviours, skills and experience required.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact the school on 01738 452300.

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.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing. 

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