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Wallyford Primary School, Futures Way, Wallyford, Musselburgh, EH21 8FF
£10.95 - £11.98 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
32 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale

2 Permanent part time posts  
This post is term time - 39 weeks per year
Days and hours of work:
32 hours per week
Monday To Thursday - 08.15-16.00 (15 min break &30 min lunch)
Friday -  08.15-12:30 (15 min break)

To start ASAP

Wallyford Primary School SEBN Specialist Provision is one of a number of provisions within East Lothian which provide intensive support for children with social, emotional and behavioural needs to join the whole school team. The postholder will initially work within the Rainbow Room alongside a Behaviour Support Teacher and a team of Additional Support Needs Auxiliaries as well as school staff in supporting a small number of referred children within the school.  This work will take place mainly within the Rainbow Room setting although there will be sessions within the classroom. The postholder will require to be flexible in approaches in order to meet the needs of the children as they arise. 

East Lothian Council adopts the "Team Teach" system of de-escalation and positive behaviour strategies. This can culminate in the potential for physical restraint as a last resort. Training in "Team Teach" techniques will be provided to the successful applicant.  Applicants for this post must be able to carry out the duties of the post and complete Team Teach Training.For further information about the school please visit our website

The Head Teacher welcomes enquires from interested candidates.


Job Details

To provide care and assistance to individuals and small groups of pupils with additional
support needs.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Good standard of general education
Experience of working with or caring for children with additional support needs

Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups are required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

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East Lothian Council Schools:
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