Peripatetic Pupil Support Teacher 0.5FTE, Based at North Inch Community Campus, Perth - PKC11501

Perth and Kinross Council

Peripatetic Pupil Support Teacher 0.5FTE, Based at North Inch Community Campus, Perth - PKC11501

£40,001 - £50,000

Perth and Kinross Council, North Inch, Perth and Kinross

  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 2 weeks ago, 31 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Tomorrow!

job Ref: PKC11501

Full Job Description

Job Description

Peripatetic Pupil Support Teacher 0.5FTE (Fixed Term until 31 March 2025) - PKC11501
£32,217 - £48,516 (pro-rata)
Based at North Inch Community Campus, Perth

An opportunity has arisen to join Perth and Kinross Council Inclusion Service, a key service within the Education and Children's Service, with an ambitious improvement agenda focused on embedding excellent inclusive practice across our education settings.  

We are recruiting a Pupil Support Teacher (PST) to help us shape and deliver support that enables children with additional support needs to learn and achieve to their potential.  

The post will support learning for children in various schools across Perth and Kinross who have English as an Additional Language (EAL) in combination with other additional support needs.

The PST appointed will be expected to use their significant knowledge and skills to contribute to the identification and assessment of children with a wide range of Additional Support Needs (ASN).  You will benefit from support and training from the PPST team.

You will also support and provide guidance regarding the planning and delivery of appropriate learning and teaching.  

You will model good practice through cooperative teaching and develop and lead collegiates that together build the skills and capacity of school staff.  

You will also work in partnership with other specialist services to meet the needs of learners, and provide consultation opportunities to staff and parents

Perth & Kinross Council Values and Behaviours

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

The Individual

You should have significant experience of teaching within a primary mainstream setting and have an understanding of excellent inclusive practice.

The successful candidate will be someone who confidently uses a nurturing approach when supporting children and young people and is trauma responsive. 

You will be able to effectively use assessment to identify the barriers to learning and support the building of a curriculum that meets the individuals needs.

You will be able to identify support within a staged level of intervention.

You will be able to lead others in their practice and support the the necessary collaboration. 

You should have recent relevant experience of working with learners with ASN and EAL and have a depth of knowledge and understanding of a range of learning differences and appropriate interventions.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate that you can work collaboratively with colleagues to assess and develop plans to support a range of learning needs.

You must have a valid UK driving licence and access to a car as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations and schools across Perth and Kinross.

For further information about this post, please contact Tricia Davenport on .

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details for two referees, including email addresses.  One should be your current or most recent employer.  If you are already employed as a teacher with Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide 1 reference, which must be from your current Head Teacher.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.