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Ref no:
SIC05277
Published:
14/9/2021
Closes:
28/9/2021
Location:
Aith Junior High School, Aith, ZE2 9NB
Rate:
£11.66 - £13.31 per hour
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
Hours:
27.5 hours per week

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To assist in the management and education of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN).

A Learning Support Worker may be asked to work with any child or group of children either within a department or within a mainstream class.  They may be asked to work alongside and with specific guidance from any teacher within a School.  Work around an individual child may be based on an individualised education programme.  This programme is followed by all staff working with the child / young person and may involve working with professionals and therapists e.g. Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Child Psychologist, etc.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

www.shetland.gov.uk

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is F/G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1732 per hour
  • Please note that this job is not Career Graded.  What this means is that a successful candidate would be employed as either a Qualified or Unqualified Learning Support Worker. During the selection process, candidates will be assessed to determine whether they meet the person specification criteria of the qualified or unqualified Learning Support Worker role. This would determine the salary/rate of pay, as well as what duties would be expected of the post holder during their employment. The Job Profile documents at the end of this advertisement describe the qualified and unqualified roles in more detail. 
  • Temporary Term Time Part Time post for 27.5 Hours per Week , 39 weeks per year plus 6.04 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays
  • Temporary contract for a period of approximately 23 months.
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Aith Junior High School, Shetland. 

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Michael Spence, Head Teacher, on 01595 807400, or Email Michael.Spence@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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