Playground Supervisor

Vacancy posted: Monday, 30 May 2016

Salary: 3,549 - 3,549
Location: Moffat

Closing date: 25 September 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01355


Playground Supervisor (15/17258)
Moffat Primary School

Moffat Primary School is looking for a Playground Supervisor, you will work 9.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

Moffat Academy is a rural all through school in Dumfries and Galloway – the primary school has approximately 250 pupils.

Moffat Primary benefits from a new all-through building and is conveniently situated on the motorway network some 22 miles from Dumfries and within easy commuting distance from the central belt. A cluster management team oversees both Moffat Academy All through School and Beattock Primary School and this approach aims to provide a dynamic learning environment where all pupils are challenged and supported to reach their full potential both academically - but also in terms of wider achievement and participation.

A distinctive feature of the cluster is the emphasis given to ensuring high quality seamless transitions through the different sectors to ensure effective curriculum planning, assessment and progression from 3-18. The schools foster strong partnership working between staff in the different stages of the school, within our cluster and with parents and supportive community partners.

You must be a team player and be able to use your own initiative and have experience in working with young people.

This post will involve working in all weather conditions and encouraging young people to interact with each other through play. Setting up and decanting playground games may be part of this role.

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.

The above salary includes a current living wage supplement.

For further information please contact: Andrea Macfarlane, Depute Headteacher on 01683 222000.

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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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