Pupil Support Assistant

Aberdeenshire Council
Posted

  • Location: Aboyne
  • £3,787 to £4,099 per annum, CARE D GBP 3787
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABS12504

Job Description

You have knowledge and experience of children and young people and are interested in pursuing a career working in an educational environment. You have a mature approach to emotionally demanding work, can use your own initiative and have the ability to respect confidentiality.

You will assist teachers in promoting achievement and raising the standards of pupil attainment and provide general support in relation to the needs of the class and individuals’ care, health and wellbeing and safety; to ensure a secure and safe environment.

Candidates will ideally hold a first aid certificate or have first aid experience however this is not an essential requirement.

Hours of work: One 5.5 hour day and one 4 hour day. Days worked to be agreed with the successful candidate.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation

There is a requirement to be flexible in school location within the clusters, according to individual circumstances and work with a range of pupils from P1 – S6. Initially you will be based in the location advertised, but you may be required to work elsewhere within the Aboyne CSN.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Amanda Phillipson - 01339 267750.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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