Pupil Support Assistant

Aberdeenshire Council
Posted

  • Location: Huntly
  • £5,980 to £6,330 per annum, CARE D
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABS16367

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. 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.

Experience of working with children and/or young people with additional support needs is desirable as is the ability to communicate effectively with children who have a range of learning difficulties.

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 cluster, according to individual circumstances and work with a range of pupils from P1 – S6. Initially you will be based in Gordon Primary School, but you may be required to work elsewhere within the Huntly CSN.

This post is fixed term for a period not exceeding 30 April 2019.

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 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.


Informal enquiries contact Donna Harper 01466 792550

 

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