Learning Assistant

Dumfries & Galloway Council

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£13,731 to £14,793 per annum Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: DGA06970

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Learning Assistant (Fixed Term)
Dumfries High School
£13,731.29 - £14,793.00

A vacancy has arisen for a Learning Assistant for 27.5 hours per week over 39 weeks per year.  This is a fixed term post for the session 2021/2022.  This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

At Dumfries High School we are not only committed to providing the very best educational experiences and opportunities but also to develop our young people as leaders and responsible citizens who will make a huge difference to the school community and beyond.  We work in partnership with our parents and carers, our associated primary schools, members of the local community, other partners in learning and most importantly, our young people.

The successful candidates for these posts will be expected to support pupils with a range of additional support needs, including learning needs, medical diagnosis, and social and emotional needs. They will follow the duties as outlined within the job descriptions. 

The successful candidates will hold qualifications at Standard Grade Level 3 (or equivalent) in English and Maths and have prior experience of working with children and young people. 

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.  

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

For further information please contact Mrs Sarah Cowan, School Support Manager on 01387 263061 or email gw08cowansarah@ea.dumgal.sch.uk

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