Pupil Support Assistant - Secondary Specialist

Favourite Jordanhill School
Ref no: JHS00042
Closes: Monday, 29th January 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: 45 Chamberlain Road, Jordanhill
Rate: £9.97 per hour
Hours: 32.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: Jordanhill School
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Pupil Support Assistant - Secondary Specialist

The position of Pupil Support Assistant at Jordanhill School requires an individual who can interact well with young people, including those with additional support needs, and colleagues across the school. The ability to work as part of a team is essential as is demonstrating excellent organisational skills, sensitivity and patience.

The provision of Pupil Support from P1 to S6 is coordinated by the Depute Rector. The work of the Pupil Support Assistants (PSA's) is managed on a day-to-day basis by the Principal Teacher of Support for Learning.

The duties associated with this post will predominantly lie in working with secondary age pupils. However, you will come into contact with Primary children who are working with Secondary teachers and you will be required to work closely with teachers to support the learning of young people.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with secondary pupils with disabilities and/or additional support needs and have an excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  The hours for this role are 32.5 per week over 5 days, however start and finish times can be discussed with the successful candidate.

Appointment of the successful candidate is conditional on a successful PVG check prior to commencement in the post, satisfactory references, presentation of relevant qualifications and confirmation of the right to work in the UK. Any offer of employment will be withdrawn if any of the above conditions are not satisfied.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button. An application form must be completed (cv's will not be acknowledged or considered) and return to Pauline Cameron, HR Officer cameronp@jordanhill.glasgow.sch.uk Deadline for applications is Monday 29th January 2018. 


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