Pupil Support Assistant

Edinburgh College
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Job Description

Waterfront Nursery

Providing Childcare at Edinburgh College

 

 

Pupil Support Assistant

Fixed Term: Sessional Role for 38 weeks

Part time: 15 hours per week

Location: Granton Campus

Salary: Band B £17,093 - £18,342 pro rata (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)

 

 

Edinburgh College requires a qualified Early Years Pupil Support Assistant to join their purpose built nursery located at Edinburgh College, Granton Campus. We are a large Partner Provider nursery with capacity for 135 children.

We are looking for an individual with a proven track record of working as part of a team within a child care setting. The applicant should have experience of working with children with additional support needs on a 1:1 basis and within small groups. We are looking for someone who is able to work alone and on their own initiative. The successful candidate will be able to tune in to each individual child and find ways to support their learning and development. Previous experience of contributing to a Child Plan and the GIRFEC process would be an advantage.

Applicants should possess an HNC or SVQ 3 (or equivalent) in Early Education and Childcare or Childcare Practice for a practitioner post Applicants must be registered with the SSSC Applicants MUST be able to provide two references from current childcare positions or if recently qualified, from a college tutor. These are required to be testimonial style references which comment on the candidates’ suitability for the post. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCEPT ANY APPLICANT WHO CANNOT PROVIDE SUITABLE REFERENCES Short listed candidates will be asked to undergo a practical assessment, which may involve questions from our children and staff team.

 

Closing Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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