Classroom Assistant - Athelstaneford Primary School (2 posts)

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East Lothian Council
£16,187 - £17,683 per year Pro Rata
14 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary: £16187- £17683 per annum pro rata (£8.87 - £9.69 per hour)

Vacancy 1
Temporary part time position until 29 June 2018
21 hours 20 minutes per week, 39 weeks per year (term time)
Monday  - Thursday 08.30 - 13.15 and Friday 08.30 - 12.30 ( less breaks)
To start : October 2017

Vacancy 2
Temporary part time position until 29 June 2018
11 hours 45 minutes per week, 39 weeks per year (term time)
Tuesday  - Thursday 09.00- 13.15  (less breaks)
To start : October 2017

You will be asked to indicate which post(s) you would like to be considered for when you complete the application form.

Athelstaneford Primary School is situated in the historic village of Athelstaneford midway between North Berwick and Haddington.

The catchment area embraces Drem, East Fortune, Camptoun, Newmains and the village of Athelstaneford.

The original building dates from the late 19th Century with a small extension added in 1996 to house a dining room/nursery class and office. As well as three classrooms and a central area for musical and other activities there is a resource room and staff room.

The school playground has an open aspect south towards the Lammermuir Hills and there is a wildlife are with a pond.

It is very much an eco school having recently achieved Green Flag status.

Athelstaneford Primary School has high expectations of its staff and pupils and has particular strengths in providing a caring, supportive and inclusive environment.

An active Parent Council and many interested parents have supported the school over a number of years.

The school caters for children from 3 to 12 years. There are currently 59 children in P1 to P7 and 16 children in our nursery.

Our catchment secondary school is North Berwick High School, most of our children transfer there.

The North Berwick cluster works well and is very supportive.

The school has enthusiastic children, supportive parents, committed support staff and dedicated teachers - a fantastic combination.

Job Details

To support the quality of teaching and learning to pupils and assist in the promotion of pupil development through support and involvement in learning activities.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Good standard of general education

Nursery Only: SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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See also:
G408 - Classroom Assistant FINAL Grade 4.pdf