Learning Assistant (Supply)

West Dunbartonshire Council

  • Location: Dumbarton
  • £16,442 to £17,938 per annum, Grade 3 (35)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: WDN02000

Job Description

Please note any hours worked will be mutually agreed on an as required basis.

West Dunbartonshire Council are delighted to offer the opportunity to highly motivated applicants who have a passion for working with children in both mainstream and additional support need educational environments. The successful candidates will offer flexible support in the role of Learning Assistant.

The purpose of this role is to assist teaching staff with the care and support of children, whilst contributing to the learning process. Applicants are required to demonstrate effective communication skills, positive attitude and work well as part of a team.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual
West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility. For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:
More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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