Support for Learning Assistant Wallace High School

Favourite Stirling Council
Ref no: STR01718
Closes: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017
Published: Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Location: Wallace High School, Ochil House, Airthrey Road, Stirling
Salary: £13,086 - £13,859 per year
Hours: 30.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: Stirling Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Learning Support

Job Description

Ochil House is a department for pupils with additional support needs, many with complex health care requirements, within Wallace High School. The role of the Support for Learning Assistant (SLA) is to provide compassionate and quality support to children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) within the department of Ochil House. SLAs are responsible for the personal care needs of pupils and, under the direction of the principal (or class) teacher, assist pupils with specific learning activities to follow instructions and organise their work. When required, SLAs will provide supervision for pupils outwith the classroom for example, corridors, dining area, during PE (including assisting with changing in the swimming pool) and organised school trips, college, etc. You will have a pleasant, tolerant manner and a proven capacity to establish positive relationships with children and young people. Experience of working with children and young people with additional support needs and an interest in their development is essential.

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