Additional Needs Assistant - Stow Primary School - SBO08336


Additional Needs Assistant - Stow Primary School - SBO08336

£20,001 - £30,000


  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 2 weeks ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 04-08-2024 (In 10 days)

job Ref: SBO08336

Full Job Description

Job Details

Grade: 4B
Hourly Rate: £12.21 - £12.89
Salary: £22,288.88 - £23,529.88 pro rata per annum (Term Time Only)
Hours: 16
Contract: Temporary until 31/12/2024

Please note interviews will be held on week commencing 16th August 2024.

This is a 39 week post, working hours will be during school term only, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. Please note the salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Recruitment Profile

To work closely and co-operatively with teaching staff to support the needs of pupils identified as having additional needs.
To undertake tasks, which may include helping with some or all of the following, depending on the needs of the individuals:
• Communication
• Written tasks
• Use of IT
• Motor difficulties
• Listening to instructions
• Following instructions
• Completing tasks
• Mobility
• Self care/personal hygiene
• Toileting
• Cleaning up children who have wet or soiled themselves
• Social skills
• Preparation of resources/materials
• Supervision during intervals/lunch times
• Feeding and medication (after training)  

• To undertake support for individuals or groups as requested by the Head Teacher, Class Teacher and/or Learning Support Teacher.


No formal qualifications are required, but an acceptable standard of school education is desirable. Additional Needs Assistants will be required to undertake on the job training as and when available.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Magda Robertson by telephone on or by email at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.