Pupil Support Assistant

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Salary: 8,887 - 9,629
Location: Fraserburgh

Closing date: 04 October 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07088

Job Description

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.

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

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 – S6 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

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults 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 an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this 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 position is designated as a 'Fixed/Mobile' post as detailed on the
Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Interviews are expected to be held on 27th September 2016

Informal enquiries to Carole Simpson 01346 515751

Responsibilities

• Supervise pupils whilst in attendance in learning environments, and assist in providing a healthy, safe and hygienic environment
• Encourage pupil independence, and with appropriate training, assist with personal care, and support physical needs
• Provide individual support, where required over the course of the day
• Assist pupils with practical input and support in specific subject or work areas
• Maintain learning resources under the guidance of a teacher
• Assist the teacher, as part of a team, in the planning, delivery and review of activities
• Encourage an inclusive environment in line with authority and school policies and adhere to child protection and all relevant legislation
• Implement school policies on promoting positive relationships
• With appropriate training attend to basic first aid requirements


The following duty is performed on a voluntary basis:
• Attend to individual healthcare or medical needs, including the administration of medicines

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