Classroom Assistant at Robert Burns Academy (Barony Campus), Cumnock

East Ayrshire Council


£16,999 to £18,546 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: EAY06619

Job Description

Provide support to learners and teachers by undertaking a range of non-teaching duties, including classroom administration and practical tasks such as contributing to the preparation of teaching materials in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the Education Service Plan and the Community Plan.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


This is a temporary part time post based at Robert Burns Academy, (Barony Campus), Cumnock.  The working pattern is 27.5 hours per week to be worked as follows at the direction of the line manager.

The full time equivalent salary for this post is £16,999 to £18,546 per annum.  The pro rated salary for this post is £11,429 - £12,470 per annum.

The post is temporary until June 2022.

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”.  With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer.  It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

In order that EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their families can continue to live and work in the United Kingdom after 30 June 2021 they need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. Details of the scheme and where to apply can be found attached. 

Please note; The information provided above are the standard conditions for this post.  However, due to the current outbreak of Covid 19 you may/will be required to work from home until advised otherwise.

The FACE question requires a video response to which you can give up to a 3 minute response for.  You can pre-record your response or submit it directly from your smart phone/tablet or a webcam. You can retake the video if necessary. Please note that if you are using the webcam option you will be required to download Adobe Flash Player and ensure you save each video before moving on.

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