Support Worker (Play) - Scalloway Primary School

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Advertisement Details The purpose of this post is to work effectively with the class teacher(s) to support play-based, child-centred pedagogy within primary. Scalloway Primary School is a non-denominational school located in the village of Scalloway,...

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The purpose of this post is to work effectively with the class teacher(s) to support play-based, child-centred pedagogy within primary.

Scalloway Primary School is a non-denominational school located in the village of Scalloway, 7 miles from the main town of Lerwick. The school’s catchment area includes Scalloway, Trondra and the Tingwall Valley as far north as Griesta.

There are 7 classes in the Primary Department and a large Early Years and Childcare Department (delivering up to 30 hours per week). There are currently a total of 175 pupils on the school and ELC roll combined. Secondary education for years S1-S6 is provided at the Anderson High School in Lerwick.

The school is managed by the Head Teacher (Mrs Morag Fox) and two Principal Teachers. The current teaching staff comprises of 4 full-time teachers and 3 job-shares. PE, Art and Music are provided by peripatetic specialists with a wide range of additional instrumental instruction timetabled for P5-7 pupils. Further support is provided by our Support for Learning teachers where appropriate. A team of Learning Support Workers compliment the role of the SfL teachers to meet the needs of all of our pupils.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

http://www.scalloway.shetland.sch.uk/

 

 

 

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is F
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.3161 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 17.5 Hours per Week , 40.50 weeks per year
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update  prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Scalloway Primary School, Scalloway, Shetland.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Morag Fox, Head Teacher, on 01595743777 or email morag.fox@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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