Learning Assistant ASN - MID03032

Midlothian Council

  • Location: EH22 5AD
  • £19,310 to £20,156 per annum, Grade 3
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: MID03032

Job Vacancy

Penicuik High School is a co-educational non-denominational high school serving Penicuik and the surrounding area. The magnificent school building has been on its present site since 1937 and since then has created a strong reputation for academic creative and sporting excellence.

As a school at the very heart of our community our aim is to provide the best education possible for all our young people opening up to them a wide a range of opportunities. We try to ensure that our school offers a realistic blend of the academic as well as cultural creative and sporting opportunities young adults thrive on. We seek to inspire our young people to be eager participants of all that the school has to offer as well as being people who respect others and are prepared to help and support them to achieve what they want to do.

We are a welcoming and inclusive school where all children are valued and nurtured and where parents and carers work together as partners with school staff and professionals. We respond to the varied needs of individual children and families in order to provide effective support for development and learning. The support for Learning Department is part of the wider Pupil Support Team whose members have a wide and varied remit as they provide support in all departments within the school and deliver a wide range of in-house programmes and to meet the individual needs of our pupils.

CLOSING DATE Sunday 29th September 2019
INTERVIEW DATE Week commencing 7th October 2019



Job Advert

Position Title: Learning Assistant ASN

Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy

Location: Penicuik High School

Contract Status: Fixed Term until 28 June 2020

Hours of Work: 27.50

Working Pattern: Mon to Thurs, 8.30am - 15.25pm (1 hour break) Friday 8.30 to 12.35 (15 minute break)

Weeks per year: 39

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 27.50 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £13,503.25 per annum.


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.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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