Learning Assistant (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Salary: 5,223 - 5,627
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 30 September 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01663


Learning Assistant (7/04227)
Elmbank School, Dumfries
5,223 - 5,627

Based at Elmbank School, Dumfries, you will support young people who have social, emotional and behavioural needs to access education.

You will be required to work 12 hours, 38 week per year.

You will work with a team of teachers and other learning assistants to provide educational opportunities for young people, including supporting them within Elmbank and on an outreach basis in a mainstream school.

You will have experience of working with children or young people and an understanding of additional support needs. You will be flexible, enthusiastic and sensitive to pupil needs. You should have a standard grade qualification in both Maths and English.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident

12 hours temporary over two days (temporary until 30 June 2017)

For further information please contact Steven Jewell (Headteacher) on 01387 254438 or by email at gw08jewellsteven@ea.dumgal.sch.uk

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About Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168.

Our Council has a clear vision:

"to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow."

It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are:
• Customer First
• Continuous improvement
• Equality and diversity
• Local decision making and service delivery
• Openness and communication
• Team work and partnership
• Trust and honesty
They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government.

The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.

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