Learning Assistant (Various Schools)

Clackmannanshire Council
£17,428.76 - £19,582.27 per year Pro Rata
08 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Clackmannanshire Council have Learning Assistant positions currently available within various locations and for various permanent and temporary hours.

Within the application form there is a question for you to state which schools you would like to be considered for.

Job Summary

Learning Assistants work collaboratively as a member of the school team or specialist educational service under the direction or supervision of the Head Teacher or designate, to promote effective learning, teaching, personal development, health and well being and an atmosphere of achievement.

Learning Assistants provide support to teachers to facilitate effective and efficient use of resources in the promotion of teaching and learning and the raising of attainment in the classroom.

Learning Assistants contribute to raising achievement and help in the general supervision, safety and care of pupils by supporting the learning process. They support pupils including those with additional support needs whose difficulties may arise from behaviour, learning, sensory or physical impairment or family circumstances.

Learning Assistants work with pupils on a one to one basis or in groups in any appropriate setting.  They require to work flexibly depending on the need of the school.


This post is considered regulated work with children and/or protected adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. You will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Clackmannanshire Council.

Should you have difficulty in accessing the documents and wish to request a paper application pack along with an application form please call 01259 452244 (24 hrs) and leave your details along with the reference number of the post.

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Please note that if you are selected for interview you will be notified by e-mail.

Applicants must seek permission for a secondment, from their line manager, prior to applying.

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