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Mount Cameron Primary School, Blacklaw Drive, St Leonards, East Kilbride, G74 2EX
£9.60 - £10.64 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
20 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Mount Cameron Primary School is looking for School Support Assistant who is fluent in oral and written Gaelic and in comprehension.

Within South Lanarkshire Council’s Education Resources it is our mission to make positive, meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff, and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in an Educational Setting.

You will work as an effective member of the support services team within Mount Cameron Primary, delivering a high quality service which supports pupils and staff and contributes to a positive school ethos.

You will provide a full range of office and administrative support to the school using existing education software and provide classroom support as required.


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Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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Delivering a Fairer Future

Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications to this post are particularly encouraged from Male applicants.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Additional information for current South Lanarkshire Council Employees

As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

The Individual

Please be advised that the applicants who are invited to an interview will be required to complete a written assessment in Gaelic and that part of the panel interview will be conducted in Gaelic.

Candidates must have experience of supporting children and young people’s learning in a formal setting. While a formal qualification is not essential, any of the following would be desirable:
• NC in Early Education and Childcare at SCQF Level 6
• SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 6
• HNC Additional Support Needs: Managing and Supporting
• National Progression Award Play work and Child Care
• PDA in Education Support Assistance at SCQF Level 6
• SVQ 2 Play work at SCQF Level 6
• SVQ Children's Care Learning and Development at SCQF Level 2.

Essential attributes:
• Experience of working with children and/or young people in a formal setting
• Awareness of developments in Scottish education and the Scottish Government’s National Performance Framework
• Able to demonstrate proven literacy and numeracy skills*
• Flexible and adaptable

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