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  • Ref no: SOA04810
  • Published: 4/10/19
  • Closes: 20/10/19
  • Location: Various Locations within South Ayrshire, KA7 1DR
  • Salary: £32,034.00 - £40,206.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

What is the role?

This challenging and dynamic role requires a strong pupil support teacher to work collaboratively with a range of staff to provide support for pupils with Additional Support Needs.

The successful candidate will provide individual support to pupils across the Authority in both primary and secondary sectors who are experiencing crisis in their mainstream school placement. In addition, they will address barriers to learning caused by one or more of the following:  learning factors, family circumstances, disability or health, children in need of care and protection, social and emotional factors. They will be a part of the Learning and Inclusion team, consisting of specialist teachers and school assistants who support schools through consultation and the allocation of team led, targeted interventions.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a sound understanding of nurturing approaches, can build positive working relationships with pupils, schools and parents and have a wealth of experience supporting action plans with emphasis on literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing.

Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job Description and HT Report. The completed HT Report should be returned to  (Please note if you are unable to obtain your HT Report at the time of applying, it can follow.  You require to submit a separate HT Report for each post you are applying for detailing the SOA reference number).

Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Teacher (Maingrade) and the annual salary is from £32,034 to £40,206. 


These posts are considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidates will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Closing date for applications is 20 October 2019.

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