SLA08548 - School Support Assistant (Team Leader) - St. Cuthbert's Primary School, Hamilton

South Lanarkshire Council


£11.12 to £11.29 per hour Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SLA08548

Job Description

Hours:  35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time)

Pay:  School Support Assistant (Team Leader) has an hourly rate of £11.12 - £11.29.

Post Details
The post holder is required to lead a team of office and class based school support staff, and liaise with the head teacher, in ensuring the effective day to day delivery of the school support service.

Experience of a busy office / classroom environment is preferred.

The post holder should ideally have supervisory and administrative skills and experience, as well as knowledge of office ICT systems.

Some experience of working with children in a school / care environment required.

Within South Lanarkshire Council’s Education Resources it is our mission to make positive, meaningful changes in the lives of young people. We aim to provide an exceptional learning and working environment for pupils and staff, and work in partnership with parents, support staff and other professionals.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to the education, care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

You will lead and work as an effective member of the support services team within a learning community, delivering a high quality service which supports pupils and staff and contributes to a positive school ethos.


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Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

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.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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Delivering a Fairer Future

Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications to this post are particularly encouraged from Male applicants.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


Candidates must have experience of involvement in the care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment.

Essential attributes:

  • Experience of working with children and/or young people in a formal setting
  • Able to demonstrate proven IT skills
  • Able to supervise and lead a team of staff
  • Flexible and adaptable

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