Community Learning Assistants (Primary) Based at Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy

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Job Description Community Learning Assistants (Primary) - PKC10871 £13,387 - £14,526 (21 Hours per week, Term time only) Based at Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy We are recruiting for a Community Learning Assistant to provide support to...

Job Description

Community Learning Assistants (Primary) - PKC10871
£13,387 - £14,526 (21 Hours per week, Term time only)
Based at Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy

We are recruiting for a Community Learning Assistant to provide support to Primary school pupils with in the Aberfeldy and Pitlochry areas Perth and Kinross.

This is a permanent, 21hr/week, term time only position.

In this role, you will assist primary schools to positively engage children and families in their learning by supporting their social, emotional and mental wellbeing. You will work closely with your allocated schools to deliver a range of universal and targeted interventions and be able to evidence how the support has led to better outcomes for children.

As a Community Learning Assistant, you will be caring and compassionate with a holistic child-centred approach. Experience of identifying barriers to school participation and helping children to engage in a range of supportive activities is essential therefore you should also be able to establish effective relationships with children and their families and treat those we support with dignity and respect.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

SVQ level 3 or equivalent experience is essential.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Jenny Main, Senior Community Link Worker, mobile 07825503101. 

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that 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.

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.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

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.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

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