Learning Resource Assistant, Perth Academy (PKC05852) - PKC05852

Perth & Kinross Council

  • Location: Perth
  • £14,682 to £15,998 per annum, GE3
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: PKC05852

Job Description

Learning Resource Assistant (Permanent) - PKC05852
£16,433 - £17,917 (36 hours per week, Term-time only)
Perth Academy

As the successful post-holder, you will support the Learning Resource Co-ordinator or the Senior Learning Resource Centre in the management of the Learning Resource Centre and the delivery of its related services.

For further information on this post, please contact Andrea Cooke on 01738 458000.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.


? You must be educated to standard / higher grade level or equivalent.
? Ideally you will have a higher grade in English (or equivalent).
? Ideally you will have additional qualifications in ICT and library-related work.
? You must have experience in working with people and using ICT skills.
? Ideally you will have experience in working in a library related environment and with young people.
? You must have good organisational skills and the ability to work without close supervision to a set of agreed procedures.
? You must have the ability to monitor the study habits of young people and be able to motivate individuals.
? Ideally you will be creative and possess the ability to display learning materials.
? Ideally you will be interested in books and reading.

The Individual

You must be able to demonstrate that you can both work individually and as a member of a team.

You must be able to cope with the demands of the job and attend on a regular basis.

You must be able to treat pupils, colleagues, parents and the community in accordance with the Council’s policies on equalities and dignity at work.

You must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

You must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues and pupils.

Ideally you will be willing to be involved in school community life and whole school events / projects.

You must show a readiness to participate in self evaluation and Employee Review and Development (ERD) processes.

You must demonstrate effective participation in a team situation.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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