Supply Additional Support Needs Auxiliaries

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Salary: 17,866 - 17,866
Location: East Lothian

Closing date: 26 February 2017
Job ref. no.: EAL00042

Vacancy Information

East Lothian Council are looking to recruit Additional Support Needs Auxiliaries for their supply list

Casual recruitment
Working across schools within East Lothian
Working on an 'as and when required basis' up to 27 hours per week
£9.79per hour

Supply Additional Support Needs Auxiliaries:
Applications are invited from candidates with recent and relevant experience in a care, education or similar support environment to work across any of our schools on part and full time hours.

Job Details

To provide care and assistance to individuals and small groups of pupils with additional support needs.

Deal with the personal, physical, medical and nutritional needs of children.
Provide support to pupils to achieve targets (all areas of the curriculum) as set by the class teacher.
Work with individual and small groups of pupils with class assignments.
Work with pupils to carry out individualised Education Plans developed in conjunction with teachers and therapists.
Assist with the preparation of classroom materials.
Develop a knowledge and awareness of individual clients and their capabilities and highlight any issues which will assist in the annual review procedures.
Provide appropriate praise and encouragement to pupils.
Supervise in class and out of class activities.
Accompany pupils on educational visits.

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

Job Requirements

Desirable: Qualification/Training in working with children with additional support needs.
First Aid Qualification.

SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential where ASN's will be nursery based.

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.

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