School Support Assistant (FIF08474)

Expiring today

Fife Council
£14,379 - £17,176 per year Pro Rata
12 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Work Pattern: Monday-Friday 4.4 hours per day

Interview Date: Monday 02 October 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

To assist the class teacher by undertaking a range of general and clerical tasks including preparing and maintaining classroom materials, supporting activities that contribute to the care and welfare of pupils and assisting pupils.  These will normally be undertaken within the school or classroom.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


You will have general all round education with a minimum of 2 standard grades or equivalent, which demonstrates a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy. Experience of working with children and team working is essential. You should have good communication skills and have a flexible approach to adapt to varying needs within the school as required. 

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Organisation and maintenance of resources as required, eg recording of TV or radio programmes, distributing and collecting relevant information as part of the school curriculum
  • Escorting pupils within and outwith school premises
  • Supporting individual pupils or groups of pupils as directed
  • Developing working relationships with pupils, parents and staff

The Individual

In Fife Council the way we work matters, and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership,

Focus on customers,

Work together,

Embrace technology & information,

Deliver results.

For further information please contact: Jill Crichton on 01334 659432 or 

See also:
School Support Assistant- Role Profile.docx
Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc