Pupil Support Assistant (Ukrainian Family Support) (Temporary)

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Job Description Assist teaching staff in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children within Refugee families access Early Level education, assisting them with their linguistic, personal needs and promoting their independence and inclusion.

Job Description

Assist teaching staff in providing a supportive and positive learning experience for children within Refugee families access Early Level education, assisting them with their linguistic, personal needs and promoting their independence and inclusion. This is a peripatetic post to support Early Years EAL learners across Moray.

Responsibilities

Support Learning and Teaching Activities for children who are part of the refugee community staying in Moray.

Provide support to children and young people with English as an Additional Language, with a particular focus on the early years.

Attend to the personal care and health including the medical needs of pupils with additional support needs and assist in maintaining a safe, healthy and hygienic environment.

Support pupils with their mobility needs.

Making up and ordering specific EY/EAL resources

The Individual

Experience of working with children & young adults of school age in a caring and supportive environment

Educated to ‘standard’ level or equivalent and a demonstrable understanding of English and Arithmetic.

Ability to observe professional confidentiality and implement sound judgement

Ability to use initiative

Ability to communicate at all levels

Ability to work under guidance and direction of teaching staff

Ability to assist young people with special educational needs in personal/medical care.

Ability to express a patient and non-confrontational approach when dealing with children and young people who display challenging behaviour.

Ability to demonstrate empathy and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of additional support needs

Ability and commitment to undertake further training /development as required

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray, this is normally undertaken by use of a car.

Rapport with children/young adults

Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of the Service

Reliable

Ability to work as part of a team

Effective interpersonal skills and organisational skills

Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment

Able to assist in and carry out certain lifting tasks associated with the care of dependant young people.

 

Temporary Post for 15 Months

 

Closing Date: 16th February 2024

Starting Salary: £24223.16 (pro rata)

£12.59 per hour

10 hours per week (term time)

For further information, contact Anne Duff - 07817 955945