Vacancy posted: Friday, 20 Jul 2012
Fixed Term until 26 June 2013
Salary:£16,342.78 - £17,338.37 pro rata
Part Time 12.50 hours per week
Sessional 39 weeks
Based in Lasswade Primary School, 7A Pendreich Drive, Bonnyrigg, you will assist in supporting young people with additional support needs and will undertake a range of support tasks including the preparation of teaching materials and the teaching environment. Your duties will vary according to the needs of the school and will be directed and supervised by appropriate teaching staff.
You must provide evidence of basic literacy and numeracy at Standard Grade General level or SVQ2 in Early Years Care and Education, or National Certificate unit in Childcare & Education, or equivalent competency, to enable the jobholder to communicate effectively with staff and pupils, and provide sensitive support.
Experience of working with young people and of using Signalong is preferred and you must be familiar with child development and be able to respond sensitively to the needs of individual pupils.
To be fully competent in the role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake addition training courses, e.g. first aid, calm techniques, etc.
How to Apply
Please apply on-line. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Midlothian.
If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing the attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team. Please state the post reference number MID001436
Closing Date: Wednesday 25 July 2012
Job Reference: MID001436
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2012
About Midlothian Council
Less than 10 miles south of Edinburgh city centre and with a population of around 80,000 people, Midlothian is a county of contrasts - steeped in history with its diverse historical buildings and picturesque mining villages, yet attracting new developments, both residential and commercial. As you would expect from the largest employer in Midlothian, employing c 4000 employees, we have an excellent range of career paths. Working for Midlothian Council offers you the opportunity to play a part in making a real difference to the people who live and work in Midlothian, contributing to the development of the local community whilst working in a dynamic and flexible environment. We are a forward looking organisation, committed to improving the services we deliver, while putting the customer at the centre of what we do. The Council serves a population of 79,710 over a geographical area of 35, 527 hectares. As an employer we recognise that our most valuable assets are our people and we strive to be an employer of choice by providing a range of benefits to recruit the best people and retain them.