Pupil Support Assistant - Holy Family R.C. School - ABC11156

Job Purpose: Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of ...

Job Purpose:

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Holy Family R.C. School, Aberdeen

Duration: Permanent, Part Time - 12 hours per week

About the Role:

To help promote effective learning, teaching, personal development and an
atmosphere where pupils can achieve to reach their potential under direction and

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

PVG membership for regulated work with children or, a
willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

Skills & Experience in:

Proven oral communication, literacy and numeracy skills

Empathy, patience and tolerance and to respond positively to a variety of 
additional support needs

Establishing positive relationships with others

Understanding of:

Working with children and young people

Being solution focused

Commitment to:

Relevant approved first aider qualification and keep it up to date with appropriate 
refresher training

Online courses ‘protecting children’ and ‘data protection essentials’

Other training and development as identified as is necessary for the role

Keeping skills and knowledge up to date

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role they are applying for who:

  • have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 (all jobs)
  • looked after young people, those that are in continuing care or are a care leaver up to the age of 29 (all jobs)
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots* aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

*"New Scots" are defined as refugees and asylum seekers who are in Scottish communities and include those who have been granted refugee status or another form of humanitarian protection, people seeking asylum, those who have been refused asylum, and those whose application has been refused but who remain in Scotland.

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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