Learning Support Worker - Early Learning & Childcare - Dunrossness Primary School - SIC07363

Shetland Islands Council

Learning Support Worker - Early Learning & Childcare - Dunrossness Primary School - SIC07363

£20,001 - £30,000

Shetland Islands Council, Boddam, Shetland Islands

  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 1 week ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 11-08-2024 (In 27 days)

job Ref: SIC07363

Full Job Description

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To support the care, welfare and education of children and young people with additional support needs (ASN) in accordance with relevant legislation, policy and guidelines.

A Learning Support Worker may be asked to work with any child or group of children either within a department, within a mainstream class or within an early learning and childcare (ELC) setting.  They may be asked to work alongside, or with specific guidance from, any teacher within a school.  Work around an individual child may be based on an individualised education programme (IEP).  This programme is followed by all staff working with the child/young person and may involve working with other professionals and therapists e.g. Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Educational Psychologist, members of the Educational Outreach Service, etc.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Dunrossness Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Dunrossness. It provides nursery to P7 education for children from Sumburgh to Levenwick. The school has an early learning and childcare setting for 3-5 year olds, operating for 8 hours each day, and 4 composite primary classes. There is currently a total of 88 primary pupils and 35 nursery pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 4.5 teachers assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands. The current Acting Head Teacher is Mrs Louise Leslie. Further information can be found on the schools blog at https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/sh/dunrossness/

 

 

 

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4202 per hour
  • Temporary Part Time post for 30.0 Hours per Week , 39 weeks per year plus 6.24 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays. Temporary contract for a period of approximately 12 months.
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Dunrossness Primary School.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Chloe Kerr, Quality Improvement Officer on or e-mail chloe.kerr@shetland.gov.uk

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Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

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