Communities and Families
School Support Assistant
Broughton High School
Salary: £14,944 - £16,850 (pro rata for part-time and sessional)
Hours: 27.5 term-time only (39 weeks per year).
We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to join our busy team. The role will include providing administrative support to our pupils support leaders, including taking minutes at various meetings. The role will also involve working in our welfare room, duty in the foyer / playground area at breaks and lunch times and general administrative support for various teams across the school. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment and be willing to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the service. They will also be competent users of ICT and have knowledge and experience of using databases, spreadsheets and word documents. Excellent communication skills and experience of working to tight deadlines is essential. Candidates will be expected to provide basic first aid and administer medication as appropriate. A suitable qualification in first aid or considerable experience in this area along with a willingness to undertake any necessary training is essential.
Desired qualities:Flexibility Empathy Resilience Organised Commitment to providing the best care and support to our students Ability to quickly form positive relationships with staff and students Energy and a positive attitude A good sense of humour
If you feel you would enjoy this rewarding role we would love to hear from you.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Closing Date: 22 June 2017
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk