Pupil Support Assistant, Tulloch Primary School - PKC11664

Job Description Pupil Support Assistant - PKC11664 £12,161 - £12,850 (21 Hours per week, Term-time only) Tulloch Primary School Tulloch Primary School is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our large team ...

Job Description

Pupil Support Assistant - PKC11664
£12,161 - £12,850 (21 Hours per week, Term-time only)
Tulloch Primary School

Tulloch Primary School is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our large team and support our children.


As a Pupil Support Assistant (PSA) in primary you will work as part of a team supporting children and who have additional support needs to access learning under the direction of other members of the team.

Children and Young People can have a range of needs that are short lived or more long term.? These, at different points in their education, may require additional support.? The PSA role is varied and may include supporting children and young people who present with needs which may include:

Social and Emotional
Learning
Communication
Physical
Personal Care
Some children may present with distressed and challenging behaviour as a result of these needs The PSA may have a role in supporting positive behaviour management programmes and individual support plans.

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate:

A genuine interest in the development of children and their wellbeing, kindness, empathy, patience and an ability to engage with children and young people.

Confidentiality in relation to children, young people and their families.

Experience (paid/voluntary) of supporting children and young people with additional support needs.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Kerstine Speight, Headteacher on 01738 472323 or at tulloch@pkc.gov.uk

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, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

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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