AHP Support Practitioner, Inverness - HGH06206

The Highland Council

  • Location: IV2 3UJ
  • £9,474 to £10,691 per annum, Band 4
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: HGH06206

Job Description

Post Title: AHP Support Practitioner
Location: Inverness
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £9,474 - £10,691 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Sheila Lowther, Tel:01463 706106

Job Purpose: This post has Scottish attainment challenge funding.

The purpose is to work with the designated SLT to give a service which will contribute to closing the attainment gap within designated schools in Highland council area; Merkinch and Bishop Eden Primary schools.

It will involve supporting school staff, parents and others on an individual and group basis in developing children’s language and literacy skills. This may involve training, modelling, teaching and working directly and indirectly with staff, parents and children. This will be guided by specialist SLTs.

There will be collaboration with others- particularly SLTs, SLT support workers in other SAC posts, education staff, parents/ carers.

The post holder will contribute to evaluating and reporting progress and will assist the SLTs in planning and carrying out tasks and duties in order to help children progress.

The post holder will be part of the wider SLT team in Highland, and will work closely with staff in the school.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 609575 (24 hour voicemail) quoting post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Requirements SVQ 3, HNC, Professional Development Award (PDA) or equivalent skills acquired through in-service development; or experience and ability to undertake qualification during the first two years of employment (may be distance learning). Experience in working with children.

The postholder may be required to travel throughout the locality to provide a service to individuals in the most appropriate location to meet their needs. The post holder may be required to travel considerable distances each month.

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