Learning Support Worker - Scalloway Primary School

Shetland Islands Council

  • Location: Shetland
  • £10.63 to £12.14 per hour, F/G
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SIC02641

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Scalloway Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Scalloway. It provides Primary Education from P1 to P7 and Early Years and Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds. The school’s catchment area includes Scalloway, Trondra and the Tingwall Valley. Currently we have two Early Years classes and 7 straight stages in primary. There are currently a total 175 pupils on the school and EY roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 9 class teachers (2 job-shares), specialist teachers in Art, Music and PE. Class teachers are assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands and the needs of the pupils. The Head Teacher is Mrs Morag Fox. Further information can be found on the schools website at http://www.scalloway.shetland.sch.uk/.

The role of the Learning Support Worker is to assist in the management and education of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN).

A Learning Support Worker may be asked to work with any child or group of children either within a department or within a mainstream class. They may be asked to work alongside and with specific guidance from any teacher within a School. Work around an individual child may be based on an individualised education programme. This programme is followed by all staff working with the child / young person and may involve working with professionals and therapists e.g. Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Child Psychologist, etc.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is F/G Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0846 per hour This post is not career graded Permanent Term Time Part Time post for 30.0 Hours per Week, 39 weeks per year plus 6.04 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland Not suitable for Job Share Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Scalloway Primary School, Scalloway

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Morag Fox, Head Teacher, Tel - 01595 743777, Email - Morag.Fox@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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