Pupil Support Assistant
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.
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 – P7.
This post is regulated work with children 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 applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record 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 one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.
Please note initially you will be based at Lumphanan Primary School, but you may be required to work elsewhere within the Aboyne CSN.
Informal Enquiries to: Jax Gordon 01339 883252
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Job Profile Pupil Support Assistant April 2016.pdf